Winterbourne

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Pub Date 05 May 2022 | Archive Date 29 Sep 2022

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Description

Winterbourne, set in 1962, is a family-oriented community, surrounding a winterbourne stream, in Northern California. It is full of white, three rail fences, and equestrian properties. A violent motor vehicle accident and the unsuccessful resuscitation of the victim, a homeless drug using man, by Doctor Franklin Carson and his Labrador, Winston, calls attention to a problem in the small community.

A heroin drug ring is rumored, centered around a violent resident of Winterbourne. The resident is Del Grogan, known as the Redman. He is a ruddy complexioned red-haired man with a distinctive disabling absence of his right arm, lost surgically after an intravenous drug related infection. His father is the corrupt, politically powerful Irish immigrant, Theodore Grogan. It is the search for Theodore's young fiancé, that reveals a secret scandal that will tear apart the community.

The story is an evocative tale of murder, revenge, and love. Here is a riveting story of drugs, murder, and madness that terrorizes the small California community, known as Winterbourne.

Winterbourne, set in 1962, is a family-oriented community, surrounding a winterbourne stream, in Northern California. It is full of white, three rail fences, and equestrian properties. A violent...


A Note From the Publisher

William Lynes, MD (b 1953), is a retired Stanford trained physician, urologist, author, and speaker on physician burnout. His first novel is Pirates, Scoundrels and Kings, a fantasy/adventure work of fiction. Subsequent work includes medical genre fiction Luger Rounds, 606 University, Sweet Amber, The Plumber and Huntsville. "A Surgeon's Knot" is his most recent work. He is the father of three grown sons and lives with his wife Patrice in Temecula California.

William Lynes, MD (b 1953), is a retired Stanford trained physician, urologist, author, and speaker on physician burnout. His first novel is Pirates, Scoundrels and Kings, a fantasy/adventure work of...


Advance Praise

"A riveting tale of drugs, murder, and madness terrorizing a small-town surgeon's life. William Lynes pens a gripping, evocative tale of murder, revenge, and love." –Gina Mitchell Reviews

"Set in the early 1960s heartland of America, this book takes the reader on a wild ride where evil collides with good, resolving in an unpredictable ending." –Rebecca Farnbach, author of Fallbrook

"A dedicated doctor, a corrupt businessman, and a depraved criminal contribute to this story of drugs, murder, and personal struggles." –Sublime Book Review

"A riveting tale of drugs, murder, and madness terrorizing a small-town surgeon's life. William Lynes pens a gripping, evocative tale of murder, revenge, and love." –Gina Mitchell Reviews

"Set in the...


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Dr. Franklin Carson was the first man on the scene when a long-haired hippie was hit by a car while tending to the man’s wounds he noticed a gas in his bottom bicep and right before the man would fall unconscious for good he begged The doctor quote please help ‘Em!” And handed the doctor an ID card. This was 1962 where people looked out for the neighbors and done the right thing so the doctor quickly got on the phone to look for a relative in the vicinity of the school the card belong to this would lead the doctor down the Robin hole front with drugs in danger and the more Dr. Carson knew the more dangerous it would be for him. While reading the summary for the book and the authors notes I was so anxious to read it when I learned it was published in 1969 in a definitely lived up to my hopes for this historical crime drama. It’s about a nice neighborhood were bad habits and even worse people were moving in quickly and without remorse I truly enjoyed this book and if you’re a fan of crime fiction you definitely need to read this one it is so good a definite five star read. I received this book from NetGalleyShelf the publisher but I am leaving this review voluntarily please forgive any mistakes as I am blind and dictate my review.

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