The unwitting decision to take a certain route home, puts ex-cop Danny Roth in a killer's path.
Whether by fate, or dumb luck, Danny witnesses a cop gunned down on the side of the road. After a fierce gun battle with the shooters, Danny is drawn deeper into an investigation where he stumbles across a human trafficking ring. With no official status, Danny is ordered to stand down. But when the cop’s wife disappears, Danny must decide between being arrested or saving a friend. With time running out for ten abducted women, Danny takes up the hunt once more, but can he find them in time before they are transported from the area, never to be seen again?
Fourth in the Danny Roth series, in Stealing Home, Ray Wenck uncovers one of the greatest challenges to present-day society – human trafficking.
What lengths will a man go to save a friend? Former policeman Danny Roth leads a quiet, if secluded, life. He has a new career, he’s made a few friends and he has his baseball; an obsession he uses to pass for a social life. When he rescues a teammate from a beating by mob members, he becomes the target of the mob boss. When that friend disappears and Danny is brutally assaulted he must decide if he is willing to cross the line that may lead to violence. As he continues to come under attack, he realizes the only way to survive is to resurrect the person he had sworn never to become again.
When Danny and Tony rescue a beautiful woman from an assault they are surprised to find the victim is actually an undercover cop, Marissa Feducci. What is more surprising is Tony’s reaction to Marissa. The usual smooth-talking Tony becomes speechless in her presence.
At Tony’s constant prodding Danny calls and sets a lunch date with Marissa, but when she fails to show Tony is crushed. Then Danny discovers Marissa has disappeared and the police are searching for her, fearing the worst.
Tony goes into action organizing a team of professionals whose strength is operating outside the law. Danny, Tony and friends stage a daring attack on a drug lord’s stronghold rescuing Marissa and causing serious damage to the cartel’s distribution network.
However, the drug lord, Nicholas Ruiz, seeking vengeance, puts a bounty on Danny and Tony and sends his entire cartel to hunt them. To survive the two friends must keep moving until they can devise a plan to take Ruiz out.
Home Team is the story of how far a man will go to protect the woman he loves.
When a case of road rage turns violent Danny Roth steps in to save his friend, Tony, from a deadly knife attack. However, when his quick response proves fatal, Danny not only faces charges from the police, but must face the dead man’s family, the Millers, who are intent on delivering a more decisive and permanent justice of their own.
As Danny fights back against the Miller’s assassination attempts he discovers the family’s automotive business is a front for illegal activities making him a threat that needs to be eliminated, but when their attempts to silence him fail they resort to kidnapping first Tony, then Danny’s mother, to draw Danny out.
Knowing the only way to save his mother and his best friend is to sacrifice himself, Danny joins with Detective Morrisey and Tony’s ex-special forces friends to form an unlikely team of rescuers. Realizing the confrontation could turn into a fierce and lethal gunfight, Danny can only hope his new team will be in time to save his mother and Tony, even though they may be too late to save him.