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About the author:
Scott Black served in the United States Navy from 1982 to 1989 with three years aboard the USS Miller (FF-1091), out of Newport, Rhode Island. His debut novel Lockdown, is a fictionalized account of the shocking events that occurred on the Miller in 1985.
Scott was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1964. He attended Middletown North High School where he played football and met his life-long partner and wife DeAnna. Upon graduation he joined the United States Navy and served for eight years; after the Navy he worked his way through college earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and has held various engineering and management positions in several manufacturing companies - corporate life has offered many opportunities to travel the world and Scott has visited more than thirty countries. He and DeAnna have two daughters; Victoria and Kate.
In his spare time Scott has always found creative ways to release his energies; a former singer, musician, and actor, his love of the arts drives a desire to continually engage in creative endeavors. He has walked the boards as a member of The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theatre and was once the lead singer / front man in two Jersey Shore rock bands. The love of arts and the lure of books has built a new passion in him; writing.
Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and currently resides in the Greater Atlanta area - his next writing project is in the works.
Tyler West is only a few weeks from transfer when there is a crisis aboard the USS Miller. A shipmate is violently struck down, and the attacker slips into hiding among the crew. The ship is put into lockdown - all crew members are confined to their quarters. Tyler is given the task of finding evidence, and he begins to uncover far more than what he bargained for; he learns the officers and the NIS may be concealing information that has put many men in danger. Meanwhile, the ship's captain, Commander Henry Jorgenson, struggles to keep his crew safe while trying to live up to the legacy of a WWII hero for whom the ship was named.
Inspired by actual events.
- Publication Date:
- 0996356908 / 9780996356909
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Thrillers / Military