Author Don Meyer’s novel The Kittridge Manuscript recently won an Honorable Mention in General Fiction for the Eric Hoffer Book Award. The Eric Hoffer Award honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer. According to the award’s site, it is one of the largest international book awards for small, academic, and independent presses.
Don Meyer is a writer and speaker. He is the author of several books, including: Jennifer’s Plan, Winter Ghost, McKenzie Affair, Uncle Denny, the Vietnam War memoir The Protected Will Never Know, and The American War.
The Kittridge Manuscript is an action thriller that follows recent widower Jeff Morgan after he receives a call from an attorney informing him that a fellow soldier from his Vietnam days has died. His old combat buddy willed Morgan a project–a manuscript containing details about a Civil War event. It was the soldier’s dying wish that Morgan complete the manuscript.
However, there are others who are interested in preventing the manuscript’s completion, those who believe that this manuscript might expose an incident from the Vietnam War that must not see the light of day.
Placing his very life on the line, Morgan pores over the notes left behind by the deceased soldier in an attempt to track down more information about the events described in the manuscript. He discovers along the way that his own latest infatuation might hold the keys.
The Kittridge Manuscript is available from book retailers and directly from Two Peas Publishing. You can find more information about Don Meyer and his work at Don Meyer’s site.