Books, Fiction, Historical
Award winning author, Jay Heavner, is a History buff and continues his research about General Braddock’s missing gold payroll in his newest book, Hunter’s Moon. His first novel, Braddock’s Gold, was awarded Honorable Mentions for Best Fiction at the Florida and Great Midwest Book Festivals. Heavner resides in central Florida with his family. He was born in Cumberland, Maryland, and lived his first thirty years in West Virginia, which he still considers home. He is a graduate of Fort Ashby High School, Fort Ashby, WV, and West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, where he earned two degrees. He is a recently retired member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Mr. Heavner’s articles have been published in newspapers in West Virginia and Florida.