Sunrise in Saigon

Sunrise in Saigon

by Patrick Greenwood
Sunrise in Saigon

Sunrise in Saigon

by Patrick Greenwood


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Firebird Book Award Winner 2023 for Historical Fiction and Romance

With echoes of Tom Clancy and Jack Higgins, Sunrise in Saigon is Patrick Greenwood's first book in a new series about romance, love, and passion against the backdrop of the Post- Vietnam War.

Sunrise in Saigon is a historical romance novel about Jack Kendall and Linh Ngo, two individuals struggling with unhappy marriages and poor health. After connecting online, Jack sets out on a cycling tour of Vietnam to meet Linh while keeping his intentions hidden. They both choose to leave their current relationships and share an unforgettable romance. But like all good things, their time together is limited, and the sunrise in Saigon symbolizes their love that lasts a lifetime.

Intrigued by the country of Vietnam since 11, Jack Kendall long remembered the fall of Saigon in 1975 and its painful aftermath. Jack learns from eyewitnesses about the long shadow of the Vietnam war, its atrocities, and its aftermath.

After years of chatting online, Jack desires to follow his heart to meet Linh in person. Linh, wanting to feel Jack's love, wanted nothing more than to be held by him.

Trapped in a loveless marriage, Linh agrees to meet Jack in Saigon. They both know they have found something special when they set eyes on each other. Despite their obstacles, they leap a faith and give their love a chance, even if it means giving up their current relationships.

Experience the passion and romance that ignites between Jack and Linh as they explore Vietnam and each other. Follow their journey as they discover the true meaning of love and the courage it takes to pursue it.

But like all good things, their time together is not forever. The sunrise in Saigon that brought them together becomes the emotional connection between them for the rest of their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781649796905
Publisher: Austin Macauley
Publication date: 11/30/2022
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

A true believer in listening to one's passion, Patrick Greenwood began writing in early 2020 based on several trips he made while cycling in various countries. In this novel, Sunrise in Saigon, Patrick draws upon several non-fictional events that happened in Vietnam including the war with the US, the last days of Saigon falling, and the chaos at the US embassy. Having remembered these events as a young man, Patrick grew up wanting to travel to Vietnam someday and visit these places for himself.

In 2012, Patrick did make the first trip to Vietnam to find the lost US embassy and the catholic nuns that helped with 'Operation Babylift'. Patrick followed his passion for cycling by completing several bike tours in Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong delta regions.

After military service, Patrick embarked on the 25-year career in the information technology field, working in various roles in sales, engineering, support, and design. Many of his inspirations for writing came via his business travels to places like Vietnam, China, Japan, Taiwan and Portugal.

Patrick holds a BS and MBA in Global Marketing from the University of Phoenix (online) along with completing several post-graduate certificate programs in information security, Internet of Things, and global management from MIT. Patrick is married and resides in Carlsbad, California.

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