Dana Shepard lives in Ft Myers Florida. This is where he grew up but he was actually born in New Jersey and came here as a baby. A true lover of the beautiful beaches here Dane has fished and swam at all of the locations in the book. He has lived threw similar episodes as those described in his book and in real life he is a work in progress.Growing up he heard many stories of the infamous great hammerhead called Ole Hitler. The story is fiction interlaced with some true events, changed to protect all involved.
Golden Dreamsby Dana Shepard
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Dane Bradley is wild and street smart; he has spent many nights in the county jail.He finds a huge crate of cocaine while fishing on Gaspirilla Island and gives in to the lure of easy money. He keeps the coke and sells it to an old friend with tie's to the underworld in Miami. While working as head of security at a strip club he is set up by one of the dancer's and is sent to one of the most violent prison's in Florida for five years. At prison he must learn to live with white supremacist's, racist's, mental patients and abusive guards. A man named James changes Dane for the better and put's him back on the right track, When he is released Dane gets a job as a bartender and receives a gold coin as a tip from an old fisherman that turns out to be a gold doubloon. So begins an adventure in southwest Florida that includes; a sunken Spanish galleon, modern day pirates and a great hammerhead shark named Ole Hitler.Dane's journey is a fast paced rollercoaster of gritty real life drama.
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