Kate Mahoney

Courageous,┬ástrong-willed, patriotic, and ambitious, Kate Mahoney is often derided as a “bitch” by old school naval aviators.

Following a successful tour in command of a jet squadron, Kate arrives at her new position as 7th Fleet Deputy Chief of Staff. Albeit burdened by professional and personal baggage, she is determined to succeed on all fronts. Striving to thwart threatened naval conflicts in the western Pacific, she does not see demons from her past looming on the horizon.

Kate lives a life torn between the self-generated demands of a promising Navy career and the responsibilities of single parenthood. She feels distant from her son and alienated from men in general.

Until she meets…