New Fiction About a Kidnapping Unveiled

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Thomas “Tuck” Payne Sr. takes readers on an investigative foray into crime of vengeance

Few things can be as traumatic to a parent as a call from a stranger telling him or her that they have kidnapped their child. This was the situation Mr. Daniels found himself in, his son Junior suddenly taken away from him, his wellbeing and very life at the mercy of an anonymous kidnapper. What did they want from Mr. Daniels? Was this for the sake of shaking him down for a sizeable monetary ransom, or does it go deeper than that?

Revenge is a riveting suspense novel by venerable author Thomas “Tuck” Payne Sr.. It tells of a tempestuous moment in the life of Mr. Daniels as his son was kidnapped by an unknown assailant. Mr. Daniels was a man of modest means, and the only indicator that he might have been capable of paying a huge ransom was the large house that his deceased father left him. Further investigation by Detective Walt Lewis and his crew revealed something in Mr. Daniels’ past that could be the key to finding out the perpetrators behind the abduction.

Detective mystery and suspense fans will find this book relevant to their interests. Author Thomas “Tuck” Payne Sr. weaves the tale with careful precision, guiding the readers through the labyrinth of information Mr. Daniels and the detectives go through in the hopes of finding a breakthrough in the case. Will they be able to rescue Junior?

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About the Author
Thomas “Tuck” Payne Sr, is eighty-seven years old, and was born in 1924 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He lived in the Depression years, and was a high school graduate in 1942. He was a veteran of the Army Air Force in World War II, honorably discharged on February, 1946. He worked as a master plumber, and retired in 1989.

He married Ella, his only love, from Buckingham County, Virginia on January 1945. Together, they shared their love with three boys and two girls. In 1968, they built a five-room cottage on the Chickahominy River for boating and fly-fishing for bass. As he said, Ella spoiled him for fifty-nine years before passing away.

He woke up one night in 2007, suddenly possessing a great urge to write. He is trying to fill that urge with one finger and a laptop.

Revenge * by Thomas “Tuck” Payne Sr
Publication Date: December 16, 2011
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 189 pages; 978-1-4653-1109-2
Trade Hardback; $22.99; 189 pages; 978-1-4653-1110-8
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4653-1111-5

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