Young deckhand Jack Turner is 45-nautical miles south of Key West, Florida, aboard a Coast Guard Cutter. He's standing watch as a lookout, searching the open ocean for illegal aliens and drug smugglers. When he spots a speedboat that is trying to avoid detection, the chase begins. And so begins The Pirate, Part I: The Traitor a novel of adventure, thrills and crime that takes you from Los Angeles to Miami, and from Key West to Puerto Rico, along with Drug Enforcement Agents, Coast Guard sailors and ruthless drug kingpins. We ride along with Jack Turner as he goes on secret missions, gets involved on the wrong side of the law, connects with an old girlfriend who has a secret Jack may not want to hear. Look for Part II: The Kingpin and Part III: Big Daddy coming in 2018.
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Original Crime Thriller
It's nice to read a story that isn't full of the typical patriotic / good-guy vs. bad-guy BS. Most of the books out there are so contrived, made up nonsense featuring gunbattles between squeeky-clean, law-abiding cops and government agents fighting it out with gangs and cartels. None of that here. This story shows that there is corruption on all sides. There are no cardboard cutout characters, no stereotyped badguys, no flag-waving good guys. Just real characters caught up in a pressure-cooker plot that gets better and better with ever page.