Wrinkled Heartbeats (Paperback)
Wrinkled Heartbeats was one of six finalists for Best New Novel (under 80,000 words) at the Next Generation Indies Awards. It also has Awesome Indies Approval and it won the Silver Medal in the crowded Action Fiction category at the Readers' Favorites Book Awards.A Medal of Honor war hero stumbles into a web of money-laundering, lies, and deadly secrets, including the "Gator Pole," a painful way to make people disappear in Florida's famous River of Grass, the Everglades.A very generous offer to buy the hero's luxury home includes an expiration date on his life. The only person who can save him is the person hired to kill him.For the warrior, one of the bloodiest battles in the history of the Marine Corps becomes a life-threatening allegory in the tropical paradise of the Palm Beaches.Warrior Patient is the first novel in the "Heartbeats Series." The second, Poison Heartbeats, arrives in November 2016. They are both standalone novels. You do not have to read one to understand the other, although, chronologically, Wrinkled precedes Poison.