Newly licensed Private Investigator Rod Nobel is obsessed with the truth. Accepting a case to find a lawyer’s client, the truth is, the client doesn’t exist. Charlotte McNabb is running for her life, the truth is, she doesn’t know who’s chasing her or why. Emerged into the world of intellectual property crime, the truth is, when big money is involved, intimidation, kidnapping, and murder are not out of the question. From Portland to the Oregon coast, through deception and lies, Nobel searches for the truth with little to fine, even in his own home. ‘Heart of Lies’ is a ninety thousand word novel.