Human Trafficking terrifies her. Seeing it face-to-face forces her to act. Human Trafficking terrifies Crystal. Seeing it face-to-face forces her to act.
In 2015, Crystal Moore encounters a slave in Dallas, Texas -- a slave held not by chains, but by threats her two girls held hostage in the jungles of Mexico will be killed if she escapes.
To naïve Crystal, it's clear. The children must be rescued first, or the mother will never escape.
Crystal would like to forget it, but her conscience will not let her. Her parents died when she was seven. Nothing could be done. But something can be done here.
She goes to Mexico and secures the help of mysterious Juan Grande. If she succeeds, mother and children will be free -- but Crystal will have two powerful and ruthless men, one in Texas and one in Mexico. who will want her dead.
The suspense doesn't end when the girls are rescued. The female protagonist Crystal must now try to stay alive, as two assassins track her down in northeast Texas.
And in the midst of this, the man who nearly destroyed her emotionally is coming back. Has Crystal gained the strength to fight back?
A Silver Medallion is a gripping, action-packed adventure from talented author James Callan. Crystal Moore is a tough and savvy heroine ... New York Times Bestselling Author Bobbi Smith
A Silver Medallion, the second title in the Crystal Moore Suspense series, reads like a gold-medal thriller from page one, when Crystal Moore and her grandmother take in a young Hispanic woman who escaped from a drug-dealing, modern-day Texas slaveholder. Crystal emerges as a compelling heroine with a big heart and bold personality, and her fierce independence allows Callan the creative freedom to take his character into the heart of Mexico to rescue two young girls she’s never met. ... From BookLife Prize in Fiction, Critic's Report
James Callan's A Silver Medallion is a fine blend of colorful characters, action, suspense, and serious. Crystal Moore and her grandmother, Eula, are a great team as they take on modern-day slavery and academic fraud in this nonstop novel. Check it out! - Bill Crider, best-selling author of the Sheriff Dan Rhodes series
Callan is a master at understanding human conflict and a person's raw emotions when they stand on the brink of losing everything. - Caleb Pirtle, Editorial Director, Gallivant Press.
A Silver Medallion won the ETWG novel contest for mystery/thriller over entries from across the U.S. and several foreign countries.