William E. Johnson


"A Silent Tide" is Mr. Johnson’s first novel. His first published work was the critically acclaimed non-fiction, "A School in Pennsylvania," a copy of which is on file at the U.S. Department of Education. Of additional note is that his short story, "The Death of Redemption" won an award for adult fiction at the 15th annual Chesapeake Bay Writers Conference.
Mr. Johnson has been practicing law for over twenty years, he was the featured defense attorney on the CBS program "48 Hours Mystery - The Taylor Behl Murder" and has twice been proudly elected to serve on the Mathews County School Board. Mr. Johnson, his wife and their five children, live in Bavon, Virginia, among the watermen, at the southern tip of Mathews County.

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A Silent Tide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"A Silent Tide" follows the path of attorney David Forbes who, with his wife and two children, moves to a small southern community to escape his hectic world as a Federal Prosecutor in Washington D.C. What Forbes wanted was the quiet world of a country lawyer. Instead he gets appointed to represent Jamal Billups and commits the unforgivable sin of believing his client is an innocent man.

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