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Preview — Secret Signs by T.J Waters
Amy Kellen thought her new job as a sign language interpreter would bring stability to her life - until she is used as the unwitting trigger for a political assassination. Can she save her code of silence, her daughter, and herself when the assassins come for her?
I respect the fact that the central character, Amy Kellen, is an ASL interpreter, that there is a diversity of deaf characters and that the book was published by Gallaudet Press. Gallaudet is a university for the deaf. Yet Gallaudet's support of the book should not be considered an imprimatur. There are disagreements in the deaf community about how their c ...more
Since I am passionate about sign language I enjoyed this book for the aspects of Deaf culture I learned about and that Amy was a hearing person. I also liked that it incorporated a young child signing.
There were a lot of subplots t ...more
His debut novel SECRET SIGNS won the International Book Award for multicultural fiction in 2011. His digital-only thriller series THE SUICIDE SQUAD, based on actual CIA case officers, is described as 'Mission Impossible meets Ocean's 11'.
TJ Waters spent four years as a co-team leader at US Special Operations Command. Prior to this he was i ...more