A Silent Tide by William Johnson PDF

By William Johnson

ISBN-10: 0615923771

ISBN-13: 9780615923772

"A SILENT TIDE" WINS THE 2014 nationwide INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR most sensible criminal THRILLER!! starting with the brutal 1927 ambush of Chesapeake Bay rumrunners at a fog shrouded cove on Maryland's japanese 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 facet neighborhood racially rocked via 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 lawyer David Forbes who, together with his spouse and youngsters, strikes to this small southern neighborhood to flee his irritating international as a Federal Prosecutor in Washington D.C. What Forbes sought after used to be the quiet global of a rustic attorney and to elevate his relations 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 existence despatched right into a tailspin whilst he will get appointed to symbolize Billups and commits the unforgivable sin of believing his shopper is an blameless guy.

From the decks of deadrise fishing boats and the boardrooms of Washington legislation organizations, 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 means 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 in charge or having his circle of relatives killed if he maintains his pursuit of the genuine assassin of Jimmy Jarvis. Undaunted in his activity, and befriended by means of the irascible 89 yr previous waterman, Walter Taylor, Forbes perseveres till legal professional and killer come nose to nose in an unforgettable pre-dawn twin on a hurricane tossed sea.

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