J. M. Taylor


J. M. Taylor's latest release, GULF WINDS, won First Place in the Florida Writers Association 2007 Royal Palm Awards for unpublished Mystery/Thriller. His original series of award-winning thrillers have been republished as LOST KEY which begins in Cuba and takes the reader across south Florida, and DESERT WINDS, where an Army officer searches for and finds Saddam's nuclear arsenal. MISSING STICKS is a historical military action novel with the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne on D-Day. All are filled with suspense, action, and a bit of romance.

Before he turned to writing Taylor served with the 101st Airborne Division as a platoon leader and battalion commander. Airborne and air assault qualified, a scuba diver and trained as a system engineer, he also designed military command and control systems in civilian life. Using his background in nuclear weapons and extensive travel in the Far and Middle East, Europe and across the States, he packs a ton of adventure into an action-filled page-turner.

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Lost Key
By J. M. Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Lost Key begins with Corporal Harry Parker dropped into Cuba to fight Castro with the ill-fated counter-revolutionaries, then takes a much more experienced and retired Army Colonel Harry Parker from his Washington DIA office to the seamy side of Tampa's Ybor City, drawn into the middle of a drugs-for-arms transaction that places his entire family in jeopardy.
Desert Winds
By J. M. Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
A thriller with roots in the first Gulf War, Desert Winds foretells the crisis between nuclear-capable nations of the Middle East and the religious conflicts that feed the fires of destruction. Desert Winds, although fictional, may help you understand the tensions and terror American and Allied forces are trying to keep at bay.
Gulf Winds
By J. M. Taylor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 121,280. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Gulf Winds introduces Uly Grant, a recently returned veteran of the war in Iraq, who is searching for a bit of tranquility among the Florida mangroves and the financial security provided by a tiny bit of harmless computer fraud. Instead, Uly finds himself in the middle of a drug drop, entangled with a mysterious woman, terrorists, intrigue and cross-conspiracies.
Missing Sticks
By J. M. Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
D-Day - Normandy - behind Utah Beach. Just after midnight the drop began. Come dawn, 18 C-47s and their paratroopers were missing. What could have the missing troopers accomplished if they had landed safely and engaged the enemy? MISSING STICKS tells one story. A new novel featuring the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division on D-Day

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