Wrinkled Heartbeats: A Novel

Wrinkled Heartbeats: A Novel


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990843368
Publisher: Templeworks Properties LLC
Publication date: 10/20/2015
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Temple was born in Cleveland, Ohio, educated at The Hotchkiss School and Yale University. He became a journalist and was nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize as an undercover reporter for the World Telegram & Sun in New York City.

He was the Managing Editor of News/Check, an international news magazine in Africa, and then an Editor at the Reader's Digest in the United States.

He worked as a copywriter at large ad agencies like Ogilvy & Mather and Leo Burnett. He was the Creative Director of the fifth largest ad agency in Great Britain, part of the KMP Group in London, England.

He lived in Africa for six years and in Europe almost as long. He and his wife now live in Boca Raton, Florida.

Kerstin Williams has been an editor for many years, mostly in Swedish, but now in English as well.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Prednisone Flashbacks
Chapter 1: A Farm in the Mountains
Chapter 2: Coming Back Home
Chapter 3: The History of Anthony Silberg, Real Estate Broker
Chapter 4: In the Company of Marines
Chapter 5: The Breakfast Club
Chapter 6: The History of Barbara Rossellini
Chapter 7: Welcome to Rhondo Homes
Chapter 8: The Buyer from Brazil
Chapter 9: Thank God It's Tuesday
Chapter 10: Staying Alive
Chapter 11: Killer Computer Games
Chapter 12: Making Permanent Vacation Plans
Chapter 13: Searching for a Real Estate Broker on the Beach
Chapter 14: Check the Wreck
Chapter 15: Late Breaking News
Chapter 16: The Gator Pole
Chapter 17: Getting Even
Chapter 18: The Breakfast Club Meets Again
Chapter 19: Suicidal Tendancies
Chapter 20: Dunking for Dollars in the Turks & Caicos
Chapter 21: Welcome Back Corporal Petterson
Epilogue: Six Months Later
About the Author: Temple Emmet Williams
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Buy Warrior Patient: "This Book May Have Saved My Life."

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