Hawks’ Dilemma, is the first in a series of novels that highlight the
lives of Federal Agents who work only for the President of the United States.
It opens with Steve Hawks and his agents rescuing a girl from a group of terrorists.
The terrorists are after a senator and kidnapped the wrong girl, thinking
she is the senator’s daughter.
After returning to D.C., six armed Asian men have stormed the Capital. Hawks
and his team kill the terrorists and go to find the senator the terrorists
were after, who denies any dealing with the terrorists.
Hawks and his team now travel to Thailand to capture an Air Force member who
is selling secrets to a Russian spy. Later, they go to Germany to bring the
spy to the U.S. The president appoints Steve Hawks as the Director of the
Espionage, Terrorist Bureau (ETB) and wants him to handle a gun smuggling
investigation from an U.S. Air Base to Japan.
This brings in Hawks’ love, Sadie MacKenzie. Steve sends
Sadie in undercover against the smugglers. All Hawks can think about is Sadie
and her safety. He steps out from behind cover to shoot a smuggler and ends
up shot himself. Hawks awakes in the hospital to find Sadie sitting beside
him. He tells her to call the president’s office and tell them that
the future Mrs. Hawks was calling.
Someone kidnaps Sadie on their honeymoon. To see his wife again, he must arrange
for the release of an Air Force spy he arrested. Upon her return, the president
orders Hawks to work on the FBI investigation concerning a senator’s
son missing. Sadie insists on working on her kidnappers’ case going
against Hawks’ advice.
Hawks can’t control Sadie’s involvement and he lets her go after
the kidnappers. Sadie’s case leads them to Atlantic City and Hawks’
case turns into a murder investigation. Hawks brings in the senator’s
son and they discover he is not the killer, but another Asian man is the murderer.
Special Agent Mike Phillips calls Hawks and tells him they found the kidnappers.
Hawks takes a team to Atlantic City and meets up with Sadie and Mike. A gun
battle ends Taylor’s life, and his friends captured. That evening at
dinner, Sadie tells Hawks he will be a daddy, and that she is not quitting
The terrorists shoot Senator Patrick’s son. Phillips goes after them
and ends up shot. Hawks confronts the senator regarding his involvement with
the terrorists. He admits to being blackmailed. Terrorists take the senator
from the hospital. At a roadblock, the terrorists’ vehicle overturns.
Hawks approaches the vehicle. He hears a shot. Senator Patrick explains he
killed one in self-defense.
The story ends with Sadie and Hawks visiting Mike in the hospital, where Hawks
tells Mike the truth about the senator will come out one day.