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Archaeologist Matt Packard unearths a tomb in Utah containing fifteen ancient skeletons. The sixteenth has a bullet in its wingbone – and Packard is plunged into a web of vicious killers and people in high places desperate to prevent his discovery of the truth about JFK’s Assassination.

Narrated by Steven Roy Grimsley

THE SIXTEENTH MAN is available from Amazon and Audible.


If many more thrillers this good appear in the books-on-demand format, the world of publishing will be turned upside down – or do I mean right side up?
Jon Breen – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Blockbuster… I didn’t want it to end.
Shelley Glodowski – Midwest Book Review

A thriller from start to finish.
John Austin – Hollywood Inside

Stunning…Leaves you gasping.
Lillian Porter –


Novelist, screenwriter, playwright, Tom Sawyer was Head Writer/Showrunner of classic CBS series, Murder, She Wrote, for which he wrote 24 episodes. He’s written TV movies, 9 network TV pilots, 100 episodes, on staff of 15 series. Edgar and Emmy-nominated, Tom wrote/directed/produced the cult ffeature Gosh Alice Goodbody. Co-librettist/lyricist of Jack, an opera about JFK, he’s taught writing at UCLA, now online at Screenwriters University, publishes Storybase software, authored Fiction Writing Demystified. Tom’s latest thriller, bestselling No Place to Run.