On the edge of Macon s historic district stands a row of old houses on a street named Orange Terrace. Straw man Sam Hooper sets out to purchase the properties to expand the sprawling medical complex and runs headlong into owners with shadowy bonds that date back decades. One of Sam s clients is found face down in his hot tub; then another dies mysteriously. Business gets personal when Sam begins dating the beautiful daughter of another resident. A routine project suddenly spins out of control as Sam learns that wrinkles and weak memories cannot mask wicked choices made back in the day.
Books Written by Rick Maier
A father-daughter adventure turns into a family disaster in the Alaska wilderness. The ideal read for anyone who has been, or is planning to visit the magnificent Last Frontier!
The Tunels Below St. Edana
A series of bizarre terror attacks shake up a quiet little college in the Deep South. Numbers guy Jake Dawson steps up to stop the perpetrators while his colleagues resist help from the police as they go about their daily routines. Jake finds support from unlikely sources, including a lovely and talented coworker who joins his side to restore order.
Fire and Faith
Heat and smoke from the fire killed six-year-old Chrissy and both visiting grandparents and left the house in ruins. Bottles and cans containing gasoline found placed in doorways clearly indicated arson. Weeks later, Herb Steigler was arrested for murder and the attempted murder of the wife he rescued. A year later, he was convicted on purely circumstantial evidence and sentenced to hang.
Mike Spiker and the executives at Bio-Lab Research had faced adversity in their careers, but none were prepared for the horrifying pandemic that sweeps across the globe, making its way to the peaceful neighborhoods of Macon, Georgia. In their own way, they must discover the depths of their endurance, or succumb to a gruesome death.
Nick Sanders is abducted while on vacation with his family. Forced to go underground in unfamiliar Macon, Georgia, Nick overcomes great odds only to face his toughest challenge – choices of the heart.
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Raised in Delaware, Rick Maier moved to Georgia in the 1980s to advance his career in finance. Since retiring, he splits his time between Macon and Blue Ridge, visiting with his children and grandchildren, hiking, writing, and playing pickleball.
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