JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Norwood Holland, author of Sleepless Nights
(Windmill Books Ltd.)
Sleepless Nights is a legal thriller full of despicable and lovable characters. Trial attorney Drew Smith, a solo practitioner, takes on shady clients solving cases fraught with danger and romantic intrigue. Through Sleepless Nights the urban legal wizard, while frolicking with an exotic dancer, succumbs to a midlife crisis. Haunted by foreshadowing nightmares, an awakening reveals an empty life, but Smith finds solace with therapist Zöe Settles.
In an already complicated life, Smith is pressed into service when a vicious robbery leaves three dead and the city enraged. Drew Smith and his devoted sidekick Julio Mejia work to free his young client on the trail of a crazed gunman responsible for a growing body count.
In the end, the gunman and the dancer combine forces to bring Smith down. When death comes knocking, Drew Smith faces the fight of his life.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Sleepless Nights?
Norwood Holland: My story was inspired by an actual crime. It was snatched from the headlines. The infamous DC 2003 Colonel Brooks Tavern Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Norwood Holland, author of Sleepless Nights