Vermont author publishes new book ‘Dog’s Head Island’


Shares a gripping tale of new beginnings, new relationships, and an unhappy connection.

Vermont Business Magazine Fulton Books author Butch Waxe, a northern Vermont writer who helped arm America’s brave fighters, has completed his latest book “Dog’s Head Island”: gripping fiction that takes readers to an island off the coast of Point Judith where Paul Kennedy resides. Kennedy is a widower who lost his wife in a plane crash. The aftermath of his death brought Kennedy down. His life takes a sudden turn when he meets a new resident.

Waxe said, “Paul Kennedy, widowed father and police chief of the small island town of Dog’s Head Island, Rhode Island, had just gotten his life back on track when longtime summer resident Mary Beth Prouty moved on the island to live full time. .

While still grieving the sudden and tragic loss of his famous rock star wife, Kennedy begins to come to terms with the fact that he still has a daughter and she needs her father. With the help of her parents, Kennedy transforms her despair into hope and a sense of purpose when the job of police chief comes up and her father encourages her to take it.

Kennedy crosses paths with the island’s newest resident as she prepares her new jewelry store for its grand opening. He and his mother immediately become attached to the young woman, and soon a friendship is forged between them. As Kennedy’s young daughter Lauren develops a bond of her own with Prouty, something more than a friendship develops between the handsome young policeman and the beautiful and fun-loving Prouty.

What they don’t know, however, is that trouble followed Prouty; and it is soon clear to Kennedy that his life could be in danger. Although Prouty’s wealthy father may be the intended target, Kennedy suspects Prouty’s eldest daughter may be an intentional pawn.

Kennedy uses the resources at his disposal, both members of his police force and connections he had made during his service, to protect Prouty from the group of nefarious men sent to harm him.

Published by Fulton Books, Butch Waxe’s intriguing novel with a story following Chief Kennedy as he meets Prouty, a new resident of Dog’s Head Island whom he befriends. The two were drawn to each other unaware that, thanks to her surname, trouble followed the girl. Will Kennedy be able to save Prouty from these threats?

This book contains a gripping story that will keep everyone hooked chapter after chapter.

Readers who wish to discover this fascinating work can purchase “Dog’s Head Island” in bookstores around the world, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble.


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