She had no idea how popular Carol would become. She thought she had written a stand-alone mystery novel. Carol, the publisher, and the public had other ideas. The sixteenth Carol Ashton mystery will be published at the end of 2004. Apart from writing, Clair McNab teaches not-yet-published writers through the UCLA Extension Writers' Program.
Suicide bombers have been dispatched to Australia and they are killing high-profile Aussie politicians and other public figures. For Intelligence Agent Denise Cleever the case has become personal as her name is on the terrorist hit list.