H.J. Walter’s new novel follows naval aviator on secretive CIA mission

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John Walker, a naval aviator, has just been recruited by the CIA for intelligence gathering in the Philippines while still a member of the Navy. What he believes to be a routine surveillance mission quickly takes a turn for the worse, landing him in enemy territory and on the defensive.

Author and retired naval aviator H.J. “Walt” Walter draws from personal experience to breathe life into his new novel “The Tinder Box” (published by Trafford Publishing), which follows John as he struggles to avoid captivity while fulfilling his obligations to the United States government.

John’s mission begins innocuously enough, with the landing of his DC-3 plane on a beach off the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Following his information gathering from the Hukbalahuks, he journeys to Laos, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Taiwan in pursuit of further information. Things quickly escalate when he finds himself downed in Indonesia and trapped by a mob at the airport.

“The Tinder Box” follows John’s globetrotting adventure as he searches for the truth amidst a world of conspiracy, danger and lies.

“The Tinder Box”
By H.J. "Walt" Walter
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 280 pages | ISBN 9781490751948
E-Book | 280 pages | ISBN 9781490751986
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
H.J. "Walt" Walter is a retired naval aviator who served four years in the Antarctic. He spent 22 years flying all types of naval aircraft including single engine props and jets, multi-engine props and jets, and the turboprop-powered C-130. After retirement he earned a Bachelor of Science in education, a Bachelor of Science in earth science and a Master of Science in education. He also completed three years of mechanical engineering training at Purdue University and attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He taught high school technology education and pre-engineering at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, and was also employed in the engineering department of an aerospace corporation.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.

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