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Echo from a Bayou

After waking from a coma, John discovers memories from his past life as Jack Bachman and sets out on a dangerous journey to find treasure, save his former wife, and confront his murderer.

Paperback and ebook versions available August 8, 2023

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When Californians start getting sick, engineer Jake Bendel is abducted and forced to battle a secret network of terrorists while searching for the cause of the illness.

"An entertaining, action-packed tale involving viruses and terrorism."

Kirkus Reviews

"A thriller that stacks up against any on your bookshelf, Waterborne is a penetrating novel that will keep your pulse pounding and your jaw agape!"

Indies Today

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Civil Terror: Gridlock

Terrorists weaponize the new self-driving system designed by a genius engineer, forcing him to partner with a rogue FBI agent to stop a national attack. A thought-provoking thriller about artificial intelligence and the self-driving revolution.

"A riveting story raising questions about artificial intelligence and security."

Independent Book Review

"A cyber-tale rooted in reality. Civil Terror: Gridlock is a thriller with surprisingly deep implications."



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J. Luke Bennecke is a veteran civil engineer who has spent his career helping people by improving Southern California roadways. In addition to two published novels, he has written several other novels and screenplays, a creative process he thoroughly enjoys.

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