Marnie knew what Carl wanted, but she was determined not to give it to him no matter how dangerous things became. Drive is crime story style fiction set in a seedy Boston hotel room, where Marnie and Carl go head to head in a psychological battle of wits that at any moment could turn physical. The clock ticks as Marnie tries to outwit a brute like Carl. No one is leaving until the someone submits. The question is: Who will leave alive? In the Risk, Jamie is determined to fix his relationship with his fiancé. He intends to marry her. With ring in hand, Jamie heads home with his brother, Bobby. They are both unaware of the weather forecast and blindly head into one of the worst storms in history. Just when they arrive home safely after battling the harsh elements, danger threatens again. Bobby looks up from the television to see his brother in the throes of death. Without thinking twice, he goes to save him, but does Jamie want to be saved? In Escaping an Empire it was 16th Century Ottoman Turkey. Aisha felt strange when he left for the hunting trip that day. She still played it over and over in her mind. The Sultan leaned into her (his favorite wife in the entire harem) and whispered a dire message, but it was never delivered. Just as he was attempting to warn her of the grave danger he was in the trumpets were blown, signaling the beginning of the hunt. From that day on, she never saw her Sultan again. Now, all alone, Aisha must fight for the life of her son, Ali, in a vicious battle over succession to the throne. Without the protection of her beloved Sultan, Aisha must rely on help from an elder harem woman named Şehzade, an African Eunuch named Judar and Allah, himself, to survive.