Honoring Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry Through Fiction

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Allan Winneker’s new thriller hits close to home, raises awareness.

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Most Americans know very little about the Border Patrol and the risks the agents face along the border every day. We should applaud their dedication and sacrifices.

Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was shot to death in 2010 during a firefight north of the Arizona-Mexico border, according to the Associated Press.

This horrific incident peaked an interest in retired marketing consultant and established author Allan Winneker, who set out to raise awareness of the dangers that surround the border between the United States and Mexico. The result is his new fictional thriller, "Border Line."

"Most Americans know very little about the Border Patrol and the risks the agents face along the border every day," Winneker says. "We should applaud their dedication and sacrifices."

His fourth published novel, Winneker draws from communication with an actual border patrol agent, as well as his own personal research, to weave the thrilling plot in "Border Line." The novel addresses the social and political impact the U.S.-Mexican border has on both sides.

In the story, border patrol agent Randall (Rusty) Powell is held captive by Mexican drug cartel members after they murder his partner in their attempt to smuggle drugs across the U.S. border. A devastating natural disaster and a dramatic turn of events bring the story to an unexpected climax.

Putting this important topic into perspective. Border Line brings the FBI, Customs & Border Protection and the infamous Mexican drug cartels together in one exciting novel that will leave readers wanting more.

"Border Line" by Allan Winneker
Hardcover, $28.99
Paperback, $19.95
e-Book, $3.99
ISBN: 978-1-48174-688-5
Available at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, bookstore.authorhouse.com

About the author

Allan Winneker is a retired marketing executive with a degree in business administration. His long, successful career in marketing and international business management allowed him to live and work abroad and gain an appreciation for many different countries and cultures. Now that he is retired, this translates into his post-employment life as a socially concerned citizen and author. Allan’s first novel, "The Expatriate," was published in 2002. Winneker resides in South Carolina with his wife Betty.

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