Waights Taylor

Award-winning Historical Fiction Author


About Waights Taylor

Waights Taylor Jr. has written five books, starting with two non-fiction books: Alfons Mucha’s Slav Epic: An Artist’s History of the Slavic People (2008), and the award-winning Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham—The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century (2011). A murder mystery trilogy followed, featuring private detectives Joe McGrath and Sam Rucker: the award-winning Kiss of Salvation (2014), Touch of Redemption (2016), and, concluding the trilogy, the award winning Heed the Apocalypse (2017).
Taylor’ latest novel, Henry Tuttle: The Boy Who Ran to Glory, is his first young adult novel.

Taylor lives in Santa Rosa, California, with his wife,Elizabeth Martin, surrounded by five wonderful children andseven terrific grandchildren.


Books by Waights Taylor