LONE SURVIVOR, the book, inspired my fiction - Marliss Melton

LONE SURVIVOR, the book, inspired my fiction

After seeing the movie, LONE SURVIVOR, I was reminded of just how much former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s experience inspired my own writing. Before he even published LONE SURVIVOR back in 2007, I had read snippets in the newspapers about a sole surviving Navy SEAL of an operation-gone-wrong, and that news alone was enough to inspire my fourth SEAL book, NEXT TO DIE, which was dedicated to Marcus and all those who perished.

The Protector Audio editionA reader reminded me recently that Marcus Luttrell’s experience also inspired the evolution of THE PROTECTOR, book one of my Taskforce Series, in which my hero suffers a similar traumatic experience as Marcus’s and blames himself for the deaths of his teammates. Who knows how the US Navy SEALs will continue to inspire my future novels?

You can find THE PROTECTOR in paperback and ebook formats at your favorite online book retailer. Free audio book copies are available in exchange for an honest review. Just contact me through my website to request your copy.

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