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.