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I'm a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and now, a full time novelist. Between those careers, I've also worked as a deckhand, commercial fisherman, divemaster, taxi driver, construction manager, and truck driver. I live in the Sea Islands, near Beaufort, SC, with my wife and youngest daughter. We also have three grown children, five grand children, three dogs and a whole flock of parakeets. I grew up in Melbourne, FL and have also lived in the Florida Keys and Cozumel, MX.You can like me on Facebook, to get updates at
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Fallen Out
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 1)
Wayne Stinnett - 2014-05-27
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Retired Marine killer Jesse McDermitt takes on a new career as a charter fishing and dive boat captain, navigating the dangerous waters of south Florida while confronting unexpected danger with swift and deadly vengeance.
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Rising Tide
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 20)
Wayne Stinnett - 2021-04-19
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In Rising Tide, Jesse McDermitt becomes embroiled in a mystery when he rescues an injured boy from a small homemade boat. The boy provides no answers, only questions: believed to be a Cuban refugee, he speaks perfect English but can’t remember his name. Clues point to Jesse’s hometown of Fort Myers, but after war with drug smugglers, Jesse has no desire to go back. With only a week before leaving, will he be able to solve the mystery of the “lost boy” on time? Will he find himself in deeper trouble than expected? Riley Stinnett's story will take you on a hot adventure in the Florida Keys.
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Fallen Pride
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 4)
Wayne Stinnett - 2014-04-01
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Fallen Pride follows Jesse McDermitt as he helps a friend's son cope with post-traumatic stress and gets his discharge overturned. But when a highly placed government official becomes a threat, it's learned the foe is one of their own. This action-packed book also donates proceeds to help injured military men and women.
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Fallen Palm
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 2)
Wayne Stinnett - 2014-01-18 (first published in 2013)
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"Fallen Palm" by Wayne Stinnett is a thrilling mystery set in the Florida Keys. Jesse McDermitt, a retired Marine, runs a fishing business on an isolated island until his friend's mysterious death sends him on a dangerous journey. Jesse and his friend's son team up to uncover the truth, only to discover a Caribbean terrorist cell is involved. Meanwhile, a beautiful woman and the prospect of finding lost Spanish gold distract Jesse from leaving his warrior past behind. This action-packed novel features high-speed boat chases, dodging demented killers, and surviving a powerful hurricane. Will Jesse be ready for what comes next?
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Fallen Hunter
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 3)
Wayne Stinnett - 2013-12-11
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Follow retired SEAL Jesse as he embarks on a mission to take down the arms merchant for Hezbollah, who was responsible for the death of his wife. Along the way, he encounters beautiful underwater sights, fast boats, and a Cuban smuggler who's pressured a friend's dad to run drugs. This fast-paced sequel takes you on a thrilling ride through the Caribbean, with stops in Key West, Cozumel, and Cuba.
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Fallen Hero
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 10)
Wayne Stinnett - 2016-12-03
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Fallen Hero is a gripping thriller set in the beautiful yet dangerous Florida Keys. When a young couple is murdered, Jesse McDermitt's friend becomes the prime suspect. Despite overwhelming evidence against his friend, McDermitt launches his own investigation, certain of his friend's innocence. With shifting political winds and a serial killer on the loose, McDermitt and his friends must adapt quickly to stop the killer before he claims another victim. This tenth novel in the Jesse McDermitt series is a must-read for fans of thrilling mysteries.
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Fallen King
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 6)
Wayne Stinnett - 2015-02-13
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Join retired marine Jesse McDermitt as he investigates a disturbing act of ecological destruction in the south Florida wetlands. But the more he digs, the more he discovers a sinister plot involving a Miami street gang and a twisted psychopath. With his loved ones in danger, Jesse must use his instincts and training to protect them in this thrilling sixth installment of a bestselling series.
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Rising Moon
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 19)
Wayne Stinnett - 2020-12-21
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"Rising Moon" by Wayne Stinnett is a thrilling mystery set in Grassy Key, where a girl with strong community ties goes missing. The case grows cold, but thankfully, retired Marine and reputed government spook Jesse McDermitt steps in to investigate. Will he find the missing girl and survive what he uncovers? Find out in this gripping installment of the Jesse McDermitt Caribbean Adventure Series.
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Fallen Angel
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 9)
Wayne Stinnett - 2016-04-27
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Retired Marine Jesse McDermitt and his crew embark on a rescue mission that goes awry. The kidnap victims are saved, but they refuse to return home to their would-be killer. The crew must cross the Atlantic Ocean and navigate a hurricane to outsmart the man behind the plot. Southern politics and money collide in the spooky Lowcountry marshes where innocent lives hang in the balance. Guns blaze and engines roar in this thrilling tale.
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Fallen Tide
A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 8)
Wayne Stinnett - 2015-11-08
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A human arm found during a morning swim leads to the discovery of a drifting mega-yacht with two whole bodies aboard. Jesse McDermitt, living in the back country of the Florida Keys, is linked to the investigation after finding the arm. With black marketers from Eastern Europe operating too close for comfort, the rescue of the yacht-owners becomes a matter of national security. Can Jesse and his crew reach the victims in time?
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Rising Fury
Wayne Stinnett - 2017-12-26
Rising Spirit by Wayne Stinnett
Rising Water by Wayne Stinnett
Fallen Mangrove by Wayne Stinnett
Rising Storm by Wayne Stinnett
Rising Warrior by Wayne Stinnett
Steady As She Goes by Wayne Stinnett
Fallen Honor by Wayne Stinnett
Rising Charity by Wayne Stinnett
Reckless Charity by Wayne Stinnett
Enduring Charity by Wayne Stinnett
Rising Force by Wayne Stinnett
All Ahead Full by Wayne Stinnett
Merciless Charity by Wayne Stinnett
Rising Thunder by Wayne Stinnett
Ruthless Charity by Wayne Stinnett
Vigilant Charity by Wayne Stinnett, Kimberli A. Bindschatel
Lost Charity by Wayne Stinnett
Wayward Sons by Wayne Stinnett, Stewart Matthews
Blue Collar to No Collar by Wayne Stinnett
Caribbean Adventure Series, Books 1-4 by Wayne Stinnett
Caribbean Adventure Series, Books 5-7 by Wayne Stinnett
Caribbean Thriller Series, Books 1-3 by Wayne Stinnett