Vendetta Stone (Paperback)
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781490331522, 312pp.
Publication Date: August 5, 2013
List Price: 20.00*
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A VOW OF VENGEANCE How far would you go to find the man who murdered your wife? For Jackson Stone, a Nashville advertising executive, avid outdoorsman and former Marine, his journey begins with an extraordinary press conference to announce his deadly intentions. The sensational comments quickly go viral, and reaction is swift-from the police to Jackson's family members to his church family, from bloggers to victim's right advocates to anti-violence groups. Everyone takes sides and his comments divide Music City like never before. Soon, the hunter becomes the hunted, and Jackson's fate will be decided in a suspenseful showdown at one of Nashville's iconic landmarks There to chronicle it all is journalist Gerry Hilliard, who recounts his own role in tracking down the killer in his first "true-crime" book, 'Vendetta Stone'.
About the Author
Veteran sports writer and copy editor Tom Wood has covered a wide variety of events for The Tennessean-ranging from Nashville-area universities to boxing, from the Iroquois Memorial Steeplechase to the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Game. He also spent two summers writing entertainment features for The Tennessean and worked in Gannett's Nashville Design Studio. Since his retirement, he has continued to contribute freelance articles for several news outlets. He had a fiction short story published in the 2012 Civil War anthology 'Filtered Through Time' and contributed an interview to the 1989 collection 'Feast of Fear: Conversations With Stephen King'. The native North Carolinian and Middle Tennessee State University graduate is has also appeared as a background character actor in several episodes of the ABC series 'Nashville' as well as several movie projects and a music video. 'Vendetta Stone' is Wood's first novel.