Tony Charelle is the protagonist who appears in all three novels. He is my last character for a back story. In England in the mid-1600’s, a young girl, the mistress of a wealthy man, died in childbirth. The midwife took the baby boy home thereby enlarging her brood of orphaned children. As the child grew, Read more about BACK STORY – TONY CHARELLE[…]


Junee McKnight was the youngest child in a large family. Her mother, Rita, and father, Larry, married in their teens when Rita became pregnant. Both sets of parents disowned their children for bringing shame on their families. Larry quit school and found a factory job. Rita, a young, pregnant girl, also quit school and stayed Read more about BACK STORY – JUNEE MCKNIGHT[…]


LESLIE Leslie was born in the early 1940’s. In her teens her parents were killed in a car crash and she went to live with her great-aunts Margaret and Violet Sills in the village of Newcombe. She attended high school in a nearby city where she met Junee McKnight. The two loners became good friends. Read more about BACK STORIES ON THE EMISSARY’S ENDGAME[…]

BACK STORY – Madelaine

Madelaine was a young woman of the early 1900’s. She, her sister and parents lived on an estate in the Cotswolds, England. She led a privileged life while she waited for her father and his business associates to choose a husband for her. It was a marriage arranged for business purposes. Her father saw nothing Read more about BACK STORY – Madelaine[…]


Elly Norman is the child of divorced parents. She is loved and adored by her mother and grandparents. After her parents divorced she never saw her father, Brian, and felt ignored and abandoned. The little girl felt the abandonment deeply and hid her hurt and pain behind smiles and impish behaviour. As she entered her Read more about BACK STORY – ELLY NORMAN[…]

BACK STORY Henry and Elinor Bauman

Henry and Elinor married in their early thirties after Henry finished law school and set up his own practice. Henry often told his clients,”I run my practice and Elinor runs everything else.” As Henry became successful, they decided to have a child and Iris was born. She was named after Henry’s great-grandmother. After Iris moved Read more about BACK STORY Henry and Elinor Bauman[…]


The Interloper In life we meet many different kinds of people. Some are kind, compassionate and caring; others not so much. The protagonist, Elly Norman, is not a likeable character. She is cold, uncaring of others and pursues vengeance for wrongs she believed were committed against her. The old adage of walking a mile in Read more about BACK STORIES ON THE INTERLOPER[…]