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Wayne Stinnett

Is an American novelist and a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Between those careers, he’s worked as a deckhand, commercial fisherman, divemaster, taxi driver, construction manager, and truck driver, among many other things. He lives on one of the Sea Islands of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, not far from Parris Island, with his wife and their youngest daughter. They also have three grown children, four grandchildren, a Carolina dog, and a whole flock of parakeets. He grew up in Melbourne, Florida and has also lived in the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, and Cozumel, Mexico.

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New Release Steady As She Goes Arriving 08/16/2021

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4 days ago

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Available for preorder very soon.

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So exciting - keep up the great works- can never get enough

Been waiting too long for more Charity

When is the release date?

I was hoping Charity would get more than 5.

1 week ago

The End
Tomorrow, I'll edit the last two chapters, then Steady As She Goes will be complete, precisely on the day I set last fall, but 5,746 words longer than originally planned. The first rewrite after editing will be the week of July 5, with a release on August 16. So, for the next three weeks I'll be pouring the coals to Lost Charity, while I create the outline for the next Jesse book, All Ahead Full.
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The End
Tomorrow, Ill edit the last two chapters, then Steady As She Goes will be complete, precisely on the day I set last fall, but 5,746 words longer than originally planned. The first rewrite after editing will be the week of July 5, with a release on August 16. So, for the next three weeks Ill be pouring the coals to Lost Charity, while I create the outline for the next Jesse book, All Ahead Full.

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Don’t miss out on this author and his amazing series! Read him and discover a whole group of great stories and characters!

Exciting stuff.

Love Jesse!!!

Can’t wait

Yay, looking forward to anything you write! Love them all.

Yayyy....can't wait

👏🎉🎊

Can't wait! Love these characters!!

That's great. I recently finished a 6 month journey to read all of your books. Now, thanks to you I've read Trawler Trash and am hooked on Ed's books. I'll be reading about Breeze until your next book is released.

Looking forward to all you write!

Love it when you’re so productive!

Yay! Job well done.

Can we pre order ?

Can hardly wait😎

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1 month ago

As often happens when I'm writing, an idea came to me while writing Steady As She Goes, the 21st Jesse book, for the opening chapter of Charity #6, which now has a title. I've been working on it for nearly a year, but couldn't get enthused. Now, I have a title, writing schedule, and a release date. Lost Charity will be available for preorder next month, and will be released on December 20. Between now and then, I'll finish Steady As She Goes and Right Full Rudder, which will also go on preorder next month. Steady is scheduled for release on August 16, and Rudder on December 6. ... See MoreSee Less

As often happens when Im writing, an idea came to me while writing Steady As She Goes, the 21st Jesse book, for the opening chapter of Charity #6, which now has a title. Ive been working on it for nearly a year, but couldnt get enthused. Now, I have a title, writing schedule, and a release date. Lost Charity will be available for preorder next month, and will be released on December 20. Between now and then, Ill finish Steady As She Goes and Right Full Rudder, which will also go on preorder next month. Steady is scheduled for release on August 16, and Rudder on December 6.

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I love the Charity books

I purchase all of your books as soon as available for pre-order.

Any chance you can write more details, as in make the audio versions longer, 9.5 to 10 hours be perfect...that would cover, a full drive shift for myself...you ol trucker...I also put the same question to Cap Daniels ...😆

Looking forward to it! Just finished Cayo Costa Breeze. Thank you so much for finishing that book and series for Ed - R.I.P.! Sure hope that you can start a new series for “Ed and Kim” or at least work them into some cameo appearances! All the best from across the Sound on Hilton Head.

Wow you have been busy

I was hoping there were going to be more sightings of Charity. She is such a wonderful and endearing character.

Can’t wait!!!!!

Thank you for finishing Ed’s book... 💕💕💕💕💕

So thrilled to learn of progress on the next Jesse and Charity books. These characters stay with me and I think of them often and even when reading other authors with whom I used to be more enamored. Wayne Stinnett’s storytelling and character development is so strong that I am mentally and spiritually transported with each book. Thanks Wayne for this terrific body of work!

Thank you, Adriawa!

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2 months ago

Final April Release!
Cayo Costa Breeze, by the late Ed Robinson
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Final April Release!
Cayo Costa Breeze, by the late Ed Robinson
https://mailchi.mp/waynestinnett/final-april-release

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Got it!

Thank you Wayne Stinnett

Thanks Wayne!!

Great job. Loved it!

Another wonderful adventure. Broke our hearts to finish this series. So we went out and bought this rum to toast Breeze, but more so Ed and Kim Robinson,and thanks to Wayne for finishing the series

Just finished it. You did a great job. I have read all the Breeze books and all of your Jesse books in the last few years and have loved them all. Thinking back, some times its hard to remember which guy did what, so you finishing this book for your friend was a no brainer for me. It was seamless . I wanted to read it fast to see if I could spot the change, yet I wanted to read it slow to make it last. The one word that I felt was a giveaway was Gasparilla Pass. When my eyes moved onto those words my brain said, Jesse's boat. I am so sorry for your loss of your friend and heartfelt sympathy goes to Kim.

Wayne, you did a great job finishing Ed’s book. You definitely tapped in to Breeze. Well done! Ed and Breeze will be missed... but not forgotten.

I just started reading the Ed Robinson books and really enjoyed them and now it has led me to your books. 👍

Great, great job on finishing this series! Any thoughts of going forward with Breeze in Witness Protection?

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2 months ago

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It’s a shame this is no longer offered in Kindle Unlimited. I have read the whole series, plus the rest of his books. I will miss Jesse!

If anyone has trouble finding Wayne Stinnett’s books on Kindle Unlimited please advise. I contacted Amazon and they said only one book is KU eligible.I have read all of his books on KU for years.

Reading after wayward sons!

I just finished reading it on KU yesterday and it's still there today. But I'm bummed to see the other 19 are no longer on KU and that's the only way I read my books. www.amazon.com/Rising-Tide-McDermitt-Caribbean-Adventure-ebook/dp/B08PDWCJ6M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&...

We started pulling out of KU and Amazon’s exclusivity contract in February, 2020. Each book came out, in order, throughout the year. Now, only the new releases will be in KU and only for 90 days, before being distributed to a wider audience with Barnes & Nobel, Apple, Kobo, and Google. The fact that a book in KU earns about a third of what a non-exclusive book does had little to do with the decision.

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got it..started it.....

Got it. Started it and now finished.👏😎🌴🍾

Finished it. Loved it. Can't wait for the next one in August.

Absolutely loved this story!! Can’t wait till the new one comes out in August. Keep these wonderful stories coming! 👍🏻🌴☀️

2 months ago

In two weeks, on Monday, May 3, Nick Sullivan and I will have a very special guest on Talk Write, one of my all-time favorite authors, going back thirty years, James W. Hall, author of the exciting Thorn novels.
So, set your alarm, mark your calendar, or whatever you need to do to remind yourself. Or better still, just subscribe to my channel on YouTube and click the notification bell, and a half hour before we start live streaming, you'll be notified by email. Just go to YouTube and search for my name.
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In two weeks, on Monday, May 3, Nick Sullivan and I will have a very special guest on Talk Write, one of my all-time favorite authors, going back thirty years, James W. Hall, author of the exciting Thorn novels. 
So, set your alarm, mark your calendar, or whatever you need to do to remind yourself. Or better still, just subscribe to my channel on YouTube and click the notification bell, and a half hour before we start live streaming, youll be notified by email. Just go to YouTube and search for my name.

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Love the Thorn novels. I'll be listening.

Dear Wayne, your books have been removed from Kindle Unlimited according to Amazon. I have spoken with them and they said they are no longer KU eligible. I will miss them.

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