A Silent Tide by William Johnson PDF

By William Johnson

"A SILENT TIDE" WINS THE 2014 nationwide INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR most sensible felony THRILLER!! starting with the brutal 1927 ambush of Chesapeake Bay rumrunners at a fog shrouded cove on Maryland's jap shore and culminating with a last showdown 80 years later whilst fact meets justice at Harpers Creek Marina in Mathews, Virginia, "A Silent Tide" brings to existence the 2007 tale of a bay aspect group racially rocked through the homicide of favourite son, all-state athlete Jimmy Jarvis, and the trial of Jamal Billups, the African American guy charged with the crime.

One-half Michener’s “Chesapeake” and one-half “To Kill a Mockingbird”, "A Silent Tide" follows the trail of legal professional David Forbes who, together with his spouse and childrens, strikes to this small southern group to flee his anxious global as a Federal Prosecutor in Washington D.C. What Forbes sought after was once the quiet global of a rustic legal professional and to elevate his family members within the land of steamed blue crab, salt water marsh, nesting ospreys and the good tranquility of the Chesapeake Bay. What he obtained was once an idyllic lifestyles despatched right into a tailspin while he will get appointed to symbolize Billups and commits the unforgivable sin of believing his customer is an blameless guy.

From the decks of deadrise fishing boats and the boardrooms of Washington legislations agencies, to the drug warehouses of East Baltimore and a Los Zeta heroin distribution heart in Sinaloa, Mexico, "A Silent Tide" propels the reader on a web page turning trip as Forbes weaves his method via a global of drug smuggling, corruption and homicide, dangerously looking for the reality until eventually he's confronted with both pleading an blameless guy to blame or having his circle of relatives killed if he keeps his pursuit of the real assassin of Jimmy Jarvis. Undaunted in his activity, and befriended by way of the irascible 89 yr outdated waterman, Walter Taylor, Forbes perseveres until eventually lawyer and killer come head to head in an unforgettable pre-dawn twin on a hurricane tossed sea.

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