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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 Man Overboard Arriving 07/05/2022

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1 week ago

Yep, they're ba-ack.
The much anticipated sequel to Graceless is now 75% complete, meaning that Brit Nick Harvey, Hick Nick Sullivan, and John Cunningham have finished their parts and now it's my turn to play with their imaginary friends for a while. Hey John, we need cool names, too!
Hick Nick is diving in the Turks and Caicos for a few days, but as soon as he gets back, the four of us are going to jump on another Zoom call and the three of them will give me the Reader's Digest version of the plot, before sending it to me, so I can throw Charity Styles into the fray and finish it up. Buck and Boone are going to be surrounded by badass females!
In the meantime, here's a video we put together last winter before Graceless was released. We'd all like to thank the nearly 6,000 of you who purchased this introduction into the Tropical Author world. Your support is what keeps us at the keyboard every single day. Today is the 169th day of the year and my 161st workday. Sorry, I never even turned my laptop on while we were sailing the Eastern Caribbean for a week last March. But I was taking pictures and notes, and two of the passengers on the cruise with us will be portrayed in my upcoming Cast Off, slated for release in November.
Unlike Graceless, Timeless will be a full-length novel, with enough excitement, twists and turns, and tropical adventure to satisfy anyone. It least I think it will, I haven't even read it yet. But, you know my co-authors as well as me, so that's a gimme. It's currently on preorder for only $.99, everywhere ebooks are sold. Grab it now, the price goe up when it's released in August.
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John-Wayne ?

Pre-ordered and anticipating! Just started one by John C., trying it out!

Pre-ordered! Will you be using your ARC readers?

2 weeks ago

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So glad Jesse will be back on his island. I like those books so much more.

Hurry up and get here!

Can't wait

⏰ patiently waiting

2 weeks ago

You never know where or when inspiration will strike. Someone might say something to me in a conversation, or I might overhear someone say something to someone else, or, as happened on the way home from the office yesterday, someone says something on the radio.
I was listening to Kenny Chessney's No Shoes Radio and a clip was playing between songs of Kenny sitting on a beach somewhere with some friends. He described the scenery, his relationship to the people he was with, and how the condensation was dripping from his beer can and he said, "It would take a whole lot of this to hurt a man."
Now that's a Jesse McDermitt line if ever I heard one.
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You never know where or when inspiration will strike. Someone might say something to me in a conversation, or I might overhear someone say something to someone else, or, as happened on the way home from the office yesterday, someone says something on the radio.
I was listening to Kenny Chessneys No Shoes Radio and a clip was playing between songs of Kenny sitting on a beach somewhere with some friends. He described the scenery, his relationship to the people he was with, and how the condensation was dripping from his beer can and he said, It would take a whole lot of this to hurt a man.
Now thats a Jesse McDermitt line if ever I heard one.

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I can hear him saying it now.

The words from a Jesse Rice song would fit also - “a beer on a beach on a sunny day is what we call living the life” 🌴☀️🍻

Yes it is!

I’ve heard that clip a few times, true story.

Couldn't agree more..

Thanks for sharing where you get your inspiration/ perspiration 🙃👍😉 and motivating insights. Love this post

Yep, nailed it!

Love Kenny Chesney and I’m looking forward to the next Jesse McDermitt!

Agreed. Be waiting to see it in pri t.

Amen

Omg love Jesse💯🥃🥃

KC has some great convos in those “Hangin with” clips

Yep!

Love Kenny Chesney and Jesse McDermitt .. If only Jesse was real (sigh) 😍

That is so true!

Absoblumunlutely

Yes sir!

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2 weeks ago

If you missed my and Nick Sullivan's live stream discussion this past Monday with Kevin Tumlinson and Mark Leslie Lefebvre from Draft2Digital, we talked about some really cool features they have to offer for wide Indie publishers, as well as some things they have coming up in the future. I'm a D2D client, and can't say enough about their services and especially their customer support. Great talk, guys! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

In less than an hour, TalkWrite will be live with Kevin Tumlinson and Mark Lefebvre of Draft2Digital. If you're thinking about going wide and haven't decided how to do it, be sure to watch. Or if you're already a D2D user and have questions, join the chat on my YouTube channel and we'll get to as many as we can.
Go to YouTube right now, search for my name, subscribe to the channel and click the notification bell. then you'll be notified when we're live a few minutes before the show starts.
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In less than an hour, TalkWrite will be live with Kevin Tumlinson and Mark Lefebvre of Draft2Digital. If youre thinking about going wide and havent decided how to do it, be sure to watch. Or if youre already a D2D user and have questions, join the chat on my YouTube channel and well get to as many as we can.
Go to YouTube right now, search for my name, subscribe to the channel and click the notification bell. then youll be notified when were live a few minutes before the show starts.
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Welcome home Jesse.

The cover turned out great

Love the cover 😍

Will be pre ordering!! Have missed Jesse... And the old gang from early books..

Yay! I can hardly wait.

Love the book’s title!

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Done!!

Can't find preorder on Amazon yet?

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when is this available?

Wayne Stinnett Your titles don't appear to be available on Audible any more. What's up with that? I've listened all the way through 'Steady' and ready to dig into the newer books with some Amazon credits but they aren't there. Is there another/better source for the audio books or are they just not up yet?

1 month ago

Almost there. The image just has to be reversed, then we can set up the preorder. Newsletter subscribers are always first to hear about a new preorder at a reduced price, so if you want to get this one on the cheap, go to my website and subscribe. ... See MoreSee Less

Almost there. The image just has to be reversed, then we can set up the preorder. Newsletter subscribers are always first to hear about a new preorder at a reduced price, so if you want to get this one on the cheap, go to my website and subscribe.

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I have been subscribed for a few years but haven’t received notice yet. Hope it arrives soon.

Why aren't these available on Audible anymore?

Waiting on the next 7 books to ship out. I finished the first 3 the week they arrived. Quickly catching up.😎🤘

Is this part of the Jesse McDermott series? I just finished book 16 so I'm way behind.

Love the cover!

Congratulations! Looks great!

Waiting, waiting, waiting...

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