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Grant Collins is a man tormented by his past and it may get him killed. Returning to his hometown of Trinity to attend his mother’s funeral, Grant finds himself drawn into the local politics. A large corporation is attempting to bring a nuclear power plant to the town. And the stakes are high—including the murders of a number of citizens opposed to nuclear power. As Grant begins to unravel the mystery behind his mother’s unfortunate accident, he finds himself a target in the life and death struggle for wealth and power in Trinity.

Author Richard Edde recently spent some time with The Big Thrill discussing his fourth novel, TRINITY:

What do you hope readers will take away from this book?

A suspense thriller that will provide a few hours of entertainment and the realization that broken people can be heroes when necessary.

How does this book make a contribution to the genre?

A unique perspective on a maligned industry in the hands of an evil millionaire.

Was there anything new you discovered, or that surprised you, as you wrote this book?

I learned a lot about problems our returning veterans face every day as they deal with PTSD.

No spoilers, but what can you tell us about your book that we won’t find in the jacket copy or the PR material?

It is also a love story between two people who see life differently.

What authors or books have influenced your career as a writer, and why?

Lee Child for his fast paced action.
Nelson Demille for his wit.
David Baldacci for his pacing and description.


Richard Edde was born and raised in Oklahoma. After graduating from Central State College, he attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree in 1971. After spending a few years in family practice in two rural Oklahoma towns, he completed a residency in anesthesiology. Following a long career in academia and private practice, he retired to devote time to writing. The first of his Yeti trilogy was released in 2015. Dr. Edde resides in eastern Oklahoma with his wife.

To learn more about Richard, please visit his website.

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