The Sun Has Fallen and the Hatchet Has Risen! Do You Know Who the Hatchet Killer Is? (New Book Release for "The Missionary")

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Eric Mayes is releasing his new Ebook titled, "The Missionary." A hard boiled cop thriller staged in San Francisco, CA in the the early 1980's.

“The Missionary” will be released in June 2011 on Ibook, Nook, Kindle, Amazon and Smashword. After several tours in Vietnam, Lieutenant Jason Harper returns to San Francisco to face the hardest case of his career chasing the infamous, “Hatchet Killer”. It is not a day that goes by that Detective Harper does not feel guilty about the untimely death of his wife. As he fills the position of his successor Chris Holmes, Jason Harper struggles to clean up the police department’s internal issues. Harper discovers that the blood trail runs much deeper then he thought. An old buddy, (David Heart also known as Tank) from the Marine Corps appears on the scene, just as the Hatchet Killer starts his clever killing spree. At the same time he struggles to train a hot headed know it all rookie by the name of Dan Burger. There’s one question that still remains, can Detective Jason Harper catch his killer before he enjoys the sweet life of retirement.

In today’s society, people are intrigued with tales that are gripping and allows the e-stress endorphins to heighten. This piece of literary work accomplishes just that.

Hayes states, “Hell, has come, to breakfast ladies!” at the beginning of the novel, (referring to the new Marine recruits) if he only realized how poignant and profound the above statement was in regards to the ‘Hatchet Killer' violent murdering spree in the 1980’s in San Francisco.

About the Author

Virginia native and author, Eric Mayes graduated from Florida State University with a B.A. in hotel management and culinary arts. His thirst for knowledge led him on a one-way ticket to Los Angeles, California in hopes to pursue his career as a chef. After a number of failed attempts, he turned to voice-over work as a means to supplement his income during the day while being a club manager in the evening hours. On a dare, Eric entered an open mic contest telling stories of his past lifestyle being raised in the South. Though he did not win, Eric was complimented by many of his timing, delivery, and realistic anecdotes. After being invited back on several occasions, he decided that his career was being limited telling stories on stage; he chose to broaden his horizons by putting pen to paper.

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