Zamora author pens final installment in captivating adventure-filled trilogy

ZAMORA, Calif. — Author Rachael Freeman Long announces the nationwide release of her new book, “The Black Rock Desert Trilogy: River of No Return.”

In “The Black Rock Desert Trilogy: River of No Return,” Jack’s world falls apart when poachers hunt animals in the Black Rock Desert for money. These men once served their country in the U.S. Air Force; but now, they’re outlaws, dangerous criminals who will stop at nothing to get what they want. Jack teams up with his friends, Sonny the coyote and Pinta the little pallid bat, to try to stop them.

In a race against time, they dodge bullets, wolves and trees in pursuit of their enemies — to get them behind bars. As their world spins out of control, Jack must rely on his wits and the instincts of his friends to survive and make their mountain range safe again. Will their luck hold with rewards of gold and long-lasting friendships? Find out in this explosive third and final book in the “Black Rock Desert Trilogy.”

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

Long is a farm advisor with the University of California Cooperative Extension Service in Yolo County, California. She has published many scientific articles on bats and pest control in agriculture. She lives on a farm in Northern California with her husband, son, two dogs and several bat houses with families of bats.

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