Nick Grocchi, American businessman, is sentenced to prison in Turkmenistan for a bribing a government official–a crime he did not commit. But hard time in a strange land is not Nick’s only problem. He’s also suffering from a deadly case of melanoma. When Nick is given the option of undergo a experimental treatment for his skin cancer, he is given a chance not only to live, but also to discover who framed him and why.
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Suspense fiction starts out by placing the protagonist in a difficult situation and then figuring out how to get him (or her) out of that situation without stretching the reader’s credulity or making it too easy or simple.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Read actively in your genre.
After earning a living as a journalist, educator and entrepreneur, I retired several years ago to write novels. I’ve self-published three novels thus far with more in the works.
Two fears–dying from skin cancer and facing prison time in a third world country.