"Woody relaxed his death grip on the steering wheel and took several deep breaths to slow his racing pulse and pounding heart."
"Moving slowly up the aisle, Roberta searched the rows of passengers, looking for a face she recognized or for eye contact with anyone her intuition identified as a threat. None of the faces were friendly."
A BIT ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Born in the Mississippi Delta town of Richey in 1941. Woods graduated from Anguilla High School and Mississippi State University with a BS Degree in Forest Management. He worked in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California on the Tahoe National Forest near Lake Tahoe. After 2 years, he returned home and worked for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, serving thirty-eight years until his retirement in 2003. He also served in the Mississippi Army National Guard for twelve years.