The Tursiops Syndrome
How do you get a nuke into the heart of the city? Maybe a dolphin can help. From Author John Waite, the tale of a police detective who matches wits with a mad scientist and terrorists intent on destroying America. When detective Hickory Logan joins Park Ranger Kevin Whitehead investigating the mysterious death of a dolphin she finds herself sucked into a far deeper whirlpool. Can she and Kevin stop the tide of terror that threatens to kill thousands or will they be fodder for a nuclear fireball? A newspaper review described Tursiops thus: "The writing is, well, wonderful. Waite has a gift for dialogue and story-telling, and his plot is adventurous and perfectly paced. "
- Paperback | 294 pages
- 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
- 05 Oct 2016
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
About John C Waite
John Waite grew up in the multicultural gumbo that was New Orleans in the '50s where local mafioso stirred a pot flavored by gambling and prostitution and seasoned with political turmoil. It was and is a city of strong families, tough men and beautiful women. He went from there to Athens, Ga., where he earned a degree in journalism. Employment took him first to Texas, then to deep south Louisiana where he won numerous writing and broadcasting awards before doing a stint in the U.S. Army.He later joined the U.S. Merchant Marine where he worked as a bridge officer on offshore service vessels for almost twenty years at ports ranging from the Gulf Coast to Norfolk, Va., San Diego, Ca., to Seattle, WA, and to Oahu in the Pacific. He has raced sailboats across the Gulf of Mexico, chased hurricanes through the Southeast, and interviewed numerous celebrities. His volume of short stories earned a commendation from Self-Publishing Review in digital format even before it became available in print. SPR also praised his thriller novel, The Grand Turk File. Both books are currently available from Amazon in digital or print formats.