Tom Milton


My first career was in journalism with the Wall Street Journal, after which I served in the army during the Vietnam War. I then joined a large international bank and worked overseas, initially as an economic/political analyst and finally as a senior executive. I spent the next thirty years living and working in foreign countries, which gave me settings for my novels (Buenos Aires, Madrid, London, Santo Domingo, and so on). After retiring from my banking career I joined the faculty of Mercy College, where I am a professor of international business.

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The Golden Door
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012 by Nepperhan Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maya Méndez, an illegal immigrant living in Alabama, suddenly faces an uncertain future when the state passes an immigration law that will make it a crime for her parents to work and will prohibit her from attending a public university. For a while they are able to live with the situation, but the spirit of the law eventually catches up with Maya and her family, and out of its tragic consequences
Sara's Laughter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012 by Nepperhan Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sara, a woman in her mid-thirties, is trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant. Her hope is kept alive by a dream in which she hears God tell her husband that she will have a baby. When something unexpected happens it looks as if her dream will come true, but when her plan is thwarted Sara discovers a side of her nature she never imagined.
No Way to Peace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Nepperhan Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A novel about the courage of five women in Argentina’s war of terror during the 1970s. Their lives are observed by an American banker who has stayed in Buenos Aires after most foreigners have been evacuated. He falls in love with one of the women, a refugee from another war who is living in Argentina under a false identity, but they are drawn into the war between the guerrillas and the military.
The Admiral's Daughter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Nepperhan Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Kristy McKay, a young woman from Mississippi living in New York in the early 1960s, is active in the civil rights movement in direct conflict with her father, a retired admiral who was a hero in World War II and is now a proponent of white supremacy. Suspecting that her father is killing activists, Kristy pursues the truth so that she can finally free herself from a legacy of guilt and hatred.
All the Flowers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Nepperhan Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Teri Ryan, a young singer whose faith in God appears unshakable, opposes the Vietnam War on moral grounds in the late 1960s. Accompanied by a young pianist, whom she falls in love with, she is caught up in the escalating violence of the antiwar movement, and her faith is tested when she confronts the potential violence within herself.
A Shower of Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011 by Nepperhan Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Eva, a pediatric nurse, was happily working in a New York hospital when she fell in love with Marek, a Polish exile who works undercover for the CIA. They are married and living in London in the spring of 1981, and as Marek tries to foment a popular uprising in his homeland against the Russian-supported government, he draws Eva into a world of political intrigue where her love for him is severely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Nepperhan Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fenly Aquino and Raquel Lopez, members of an international security team, try to stop a terrorist attack on an unknown target in New York City. Working in Madrid’s underworld of prostitutes, pimps, drug dealers, and money runners, they have only two weeks to unravel the plot, which will use laundered money to buy weapons of mass destruction.

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