Southern Author Releases New Historical Fiction Novel Set in Germany During the 1950’s

Author, FA Shepherd is pleased to announce the release of his new historical fiction novel, Neubrücke.

Nashville, TN, July 14, 2012 --( The year is 1958, and in the sleepy little village of Neubrücke, in the southwest corner of Germany, the beer is good and the duty is mostly boring for the GI’s recently deployed there with the army’s 98th General Hospital. However, all that is about to change when rumors start spreading about the construction of a top secret communications facility at a nearby tactical air base. When Russian KGB and East German Stasi agents are sent to investigate Washington responds by sending in the most unlikely team of agents one could imagine. It will be up to two bumbling beer guzzling womanizers and a washed up old bomber pilot to stop the communist plans to steal the secrets. These three men give new meaning to the word counterspy as they deal with a rogue CID boss and unwarranted rumors about themselves in order to find the spies. When they finally do expose a traitor and a vengeful secretary they are surprised to not only find out what the real secret was, but that they weren’t the only ones trying to protect it.

Neubrücke is Freddie’s fourth book and in it he once again uses his writing skills to seamlessly blend history with fiction to weave a riveting narrative.

Book Information:
Author: FA Shepherd
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781477231968 (hc)
9781477231975 (sc)
9781477231951 (ebook)
Pages: 218
Published: June 2012

About The Author
FA (Freddie) Shepherd is a retired research chemist, retiring from Tennessee Eastman’s Research Laboratories in 1992. After retiring he began spending his winters playing golf and fishing at Bob’s Landing in Florida and his summers in a house that he built himself on TVA’s Cherokee Lake in East Tennessee. In 1995 he traveled to Russia and was in Moscow for their 50th anniversary celebration of the end of WW II. He also traveled to Great Britain and did some short term mission trips with Crossroads Missions building houses and churches in Mexico. He is an army veteran with service in Germany in 1958, and was in the Tennessee National Guard for more than 10 years. He is a Christian and has been a member of Colonial Heights Christian Church for more than 45years. He now lives in Gray, Tennessee and enjoys playing golf and writing. Freddie has a way of seamlessly blending history with fiction and some of his own experiences to weave a variety of partly truth and partly fiction stories and tales.

For more information, review copies, or interviews please contact the author at:

FA Shepherd

Neubrücke is available for purchase online from the publisher,, and other online retailers. Bookstores should contact Ingram for wholesale orders.

Other books by FA Shepherd

The Massacre at Noe Creek: A Collection of Stories and Tales
188 pages
AuthorHouse, Nov 2010
ISBN: 978-1-4567-0185-7 (e)
978-1-4567-0186-4 (hc)
978-1-4567-0187-1 (sc)

Horse Creek Lemonade
127 pages
AuthorHouse, Apr 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4567-4617-9 (e)
978-1-4567-4618-6 (hc)
978-1-4567-4619-3 (sc)

The Secrets of Hickory Hollow
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 978-1-4678-7391-8 (e)
978-1-4678-7392-5 (hc)
978-1-4678-7393-2 (sc)
Pages: 168
Published: November 2011
Author, FA Shepherd