Walter Winch


Walter has lived and worked in the U.S., South America and the Caribbean, and has written both fiction and non-fiction, including radio drama, a stage play, newspaper column, an environmental blog for local paper and a grammar book for speakers of English as a Second Language. He has worked as a Peace Corps Director in the Caribbean, taught ESL at two universities in Miami, been a director of a private adult vocational school and has acted in repertory theater. Walter has a B.A. in History from Boston University and an M.A. in Political Science from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Smashwords Interview

Why did I write A Genetic Abnormality
Understanding the brain--and the mind--will be one of the main challenges of the 21st century in my opinion, if our species has any real hope of surviving. Fiction is merely one way to speculate and imagine what might happen ... or leave the reader to fill in the answer.
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A Genetic Abnormality
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In 1993 Brian Stegner, a senior at St. Andrews, a private school in northern Vermont, learns that his roommate Eddy Yglesias, while researching a term paper, has discovered a student that died under mysterious circumstances just before the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. They uncover a conspiracy that changes their own lives years later, one in which Brian is forced to confront as a scientist
Peculiar Worlds and Circular Illusions
Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Nine short stories set in the 19th, 20th and 21st century, from Professor Kurtz and his paper on "human de-evolvement," to giant sea turtles appearing in neighborhood swimming pools. How can we be certain of anything?
The Balkan Cross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Yance Adams, an American employed by a millionaire art collector in London in 1914, is sent to Egypt to pick up a religious icon that at one time was kept in the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Turkey, the city that was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century. It is in Egypt however, that Yance is pulled into a vortex of conspiracy, murder and international intrigue.

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