Book Title: The Rigel Affair
Author Name: L M Hedrick
Book Synopsis: Abandoned by his part-Cherokee Ma, Charlie Kincaid escapes servitude with his uncle, jumps a boxcar and becomes a US Navy Diver.
Mattie Blanc flees her Dunedin, New Zealand family’s stifling expectations for a new life in Auckland.
After the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, Charlie sets sail for Auckland aboard the USS Rigel. And there she is, the girl of his dreams. But the war intervenes… Rigel embarks for the Pacific war zones.
The Rigel Affair produces a rip-roaring WW2 Thriller Romance!
Author Bio: Lynette grew up listening to her mother Mattie’s stories about her WW2 love for US Navy Diver Charlie. She used Mattie’s letters from Charlie, and together with her insightful editor/advisor husband Bud, they completed extensive research to give reality to The Rigel Affair. Lynette has published many short stories for NZ magazines. Lynette and Bud have completed Creative Writing courses at Auckland University. Lynette is an accomplished expressionist Artist, with works sold internationally!
Publisher Name: Chez Blanc Publishing