Stephen Russell currently has three thriller novels in the Cooper “Mackie” McKay series, with three more novels in the works.

To clear his name, McKay must delve into his ex-wife’s past, discovering a sordid double life and a military secret so deadly it affects the entire country. Threats ultimately force him to choose between his life and that of his long-time friend.

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Stephen Russell's Command and ControlCOMMAND & CONTROL

After masked military responders forcefully remove Mackie from a plane, he finds himself in the middle of an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control. As a deadly pathogen spreads through health centers across the U.S., Mackie suspects domestic terrorism rooted in Big Pharma and sanctioned by public health officials. Mackie is caught in the cross-hairs of a governmental cover-up, where the only clear solution seems to be silencing the whistle blower.

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Control Group is a suspense novel about the immense power of Pharmaceutical CompaniesCONTROL GROUP

After a paralyzing family tragedy shatters Dr. Cooper McKay’s life, big pharma hires him to sell doctors on a safe, effective new drug. It is not. McKay must choose between supporting a company with a promising cancer cure or an FBI informant with his own versions of the truth. One thing he does know—billion-dollar drugs don’t go down without a fight.

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