Here is a very quick overview of the major events and ages of the main characters for the Exit Strategy and Shadow Elite series. I will update this page as more books are released. Thanks! If you’re looking for the reading order of the two series, please click here.

1978 – Charlie Sands born (Stephen’s Translator establishes that Charlie is 20 years older than Stephen who is 32 in 2030)

1993 – Soren Jessen, William Nichols born

1994 – Edison born

1997 – Kairo Jones born

2008 – Alexei born

2011- 2014 – both Soren and William attend college

2012 – Edison graduates high school and joins Navy

2014 – 2027 – Soren works for CIA (13 years)

2015 – Kairo graduates high school and joins army

2015 – 2019 – Edison is Navy SEAL

2015 – 2023 – Kairo in army, reconnaissance, computer specialist

2015 – 2019 – Will attends Med School

June 2018 -Events of Deadly Lover (Gabriel – 33 years old / Justin – 30 years old)

2019 – 2024 – Will residency in Paris

February 2019 – Events of Vengeful Lover (Alexei – 11/ Gabriel – 33 / Justin 30)

Sept/Oct 2019 – Events of Final Lover (Alexei – 12 /  Gabriel – 34 / Justin – 31)

2020 – 2027 – Edison in CIA

June 2021 – Events of Forbidden Lover

2022 – Nadia dies of cancer, Alexei moves to Colorado with uncles

2023-2024 – Will and Charlie dating in Paris (Will is 30/31 and Charlie is 45/46)

2023-2027 – Kairo in CIA, assigned to Charlie’s Team

2026 – Christos & Eleni Panopoulos killed in car accident (parents of Isidore [25], Athena [18])

2027 – London disaster, Charlie’s team disavowed from CIA, form Shadow Elite, Soren leaves

Will and Charlie don’t see each other for 6 years

April 2028 – Alexei leaves Colorado and strikes out on his own (age: 21)

Present Day: June 2030 – Events of Accidental Lover (Alexei – 23 / Gabriel – 45 / Justin – 42 / Soren – 36 (turns 37 Sept 2030)) – J&G have been married 10 years

June 2030 – Events of Stephen’s Translator (Stephen – 32 / Ehren – ?)

Present day July 2030 – Will is 37, Charlie is 52 in Buenos Aires – Charlie’s Doctor

August 2030 – Kairo is 33, Isidore is 29 in Greece – Kairo’s Billionaire

September 2030 – Edison is 36, Max is 32 in Egypt – Edison’s Professor

Ages in 2030:

Alexei – 23 (2 years an assassin)

Soren – 36/37

Charlie – 52

Will – 37

Kairo – 33

Edison – 36

Westin – 38

Gabriel (G Love) – 45 (married 10 yrs in 2030)

Justin – 42 (married 10 yrs in 2030)

Stephen – 32

Ehren – ???

Isidore – 29

Athena – 22

Max – 32