PRLog - Jan. 23, 2014 - EDMONTON, Alberta -- Eight months after its release, Tainted Waters has won book of the year in two categories - Suspense and Thriller. In this fast-paced novel, Maggie Thom explores the secret world of drugs and the blackmarket for human-organ trafficking, along with family secrets, lies and deceit.
In Tainted Waters, Sam begins to question whether her father really committed suicide when she was a child. Although all the information would suggest that he had, she digs deeper only to discover the lengths that someone will go to, to maintain their criminal activity of human organ trafficking. No one is outside of their reach.
Human organ trafficking is an international concern. World-wide the poor, the indigent, the marginalized and the vulnerable are exploited for their organs, often against their will. It's estimated that 10,000 black-market operations with purchased organs, occur annually.
Tainted Waters is the second novel released by Maggie Thom. Turning the Pages Magazine, who hosted the 2013 Book of the Year, will be holding an awards ceremony and banquet for all the winners that will take place Saturday, April 26th in Orlando Florida.
Tainted Waters (ISBN: 978-0-9917272-
Award winning author, Maggie Thom, made the hard decision to freefall, leaving her successful, twenty year career in management, to follow her dream and passion to write full time.