Former Chattanoogan Jay Mouton Writes Novel

Monday, June 11, 2018

Former Chattanoogan Jay Mouton has written a novel that is published on Amazon.

The Kindle version of American Jihadi is available for $3.99.

Here is a description:

 On a hot, Floridian morning, Liberty West's family thought they were going to enjoy another Memorial Day on the sunbaked sands of Jacksonville Beach; they could not have been more mistaken. 

Before the morning comes to an end another lone-wolf Islamic jihadi, literally, cuts a swath of blood, destruction, and death through the packed crowds at the beach. Liberty's wife, Ingrid, and his son, Justice, are both killed. Their mangled and broken bodies, spilled upon the burning, blood-stained sand. Both of them victims of the most horrific terrorist attack on American soil since 9/11. 

American Jihadi is Liberty's story of loss, survival, and, ultimately, his journey through his own, American, Jihad!

Click here to order.



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