Southern Author Releases His Fifth Book, "Buckaloo Ridge"

Gray, TN, August 23, 2013 --( Southern author, FA Shepherd is pleased to announce the release of his new novel, "Buckaloo Ridge."

The residents of Buckaloo Ridge become interested spectators when a successful chemists and inventor’s life falls apart after the tragic death of his wife and he takes the law in his own hands. As BJ descends into a world he never knew existed his life becomes a wild ride full of surprising twists and turns that will have the reader wondering what’s coming next. A CIA agent is working a special OP the vice president has set up to learn how drugs are making their way from Mexico to the troops in Viet Nam. BJ and Hawk, a former marine that had saved BJ’s life in Korea, become mercenaries for the CIA and everyone’s plans may be compromised when the fingerprints of a man who has been dead for over two years turn up at a crime scene. An intriguing tale of espionage, deceit and lies with a surprise ending the reader will not see coming.

"Buckaloo Ridge" is Freddie’s fifth book and in it he once again uses his writing skills to seamlessly blend history with fiction to weave a riveting narrative. Other titles include; Neubrbrücke (ISBN: 978-1477231975), The Secrets of Hickory Hollow (ISBN: 978-1-4678-7393-2), Horse Creek Lemonade (ISBN: 978-1-4567-4619-3) and The Massacre at Noe Creek (ISBN: 978-1-4567-0187-1).

All of the books are available in both print and ebook format.

Book Information:
"Buckaloo Ridge"
Author: FA Shepherd
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 978-1481779531 (sc)
978-1481779524 (hc)
Published: July 2013
Pages: 178

About The Author
FA (Freddie) Shepherd is a retired research chemist, retiring from Tennessee Eastman’s Research Laboratories in 1992. 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 45 years. 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
FA Shepherd
706 509 8422