When a boat and its grisly cargo are found adrift off Fort Lauderdale ...
... the investigation leads to more than “just” murder. In fact, the evidence points to a connection of an in-flight emergency that resulted in passenger fatalities and forced a diversion of Patriot Airlines Flight 63 to Bermunda.
As the accidents investigation chairman of the pilots’ union, Captain Hart Lindy will find himself reluctantly drawn into the National Transportation Safety Board’s inquiry only to discover that someone is going to great lengths that include murder and kidnapping to prevent the facts from being exposed. But who? And why?
These are the questions Lindy will need to answer in order to get at the truth about what really happened to Flight 63. His task is complicated by his own personal demons, including the horrors of past airline crash investigations, as well as having to walk a diplomatic tightrope with an eccentric FBI special agent who is barely tolerating NTSB protocol, and an ambitious female NTSB investigator with eyes for Hart.
Written by a veteran airline pilot and aviation analyst, Paper Wings will keep you up in the air and on the edge of your seat in first class. You’ll want to keep your belts fastened while in flight!
"Wow! Les Abend's PAPER WINGS rockets through a beautifully intricate plot - a masterful melange of deadly mysteries and desperate acts against the backdrop of the real world of airline accident investigation. Definitely an all-night pulse-pounder from a veteran airline captain who knows the ropes!" - John J. Nance, New York Times bestselling author of LOCKOUT