Twisted Piccolo

Based on a True Story

by Steven Lane Smith


Book Details


Daniel “Stitch” Cromwell attempts to salvage his life after an airplane crash disfigures him and kills his wife. Despite his success as an elite Air Force fighter pilot, his efforts to fulfill his life’s ambitions are frustrated by a relentless series of impediments—prejudice, blackmail, kidnapping, and cynical manipulation. He secretly flies for the CIA and smuggles $40 million worth of cocaine for a Mexican drug cartel in desperate pursuit of his elusive goal.


About the Author

Steven Lane Smith

Steven Lane Smith graduated from the University of Missouri and attended law school at the University of Louisville. He was an Air Force fighter pilot, a test pilot, and an airline captain. He and his wife live in New England. Previous books by the author have received several book awards listed at

Also by Steven Lane Smith

Caledonia Switch
Salvation at Rio Feo
Fair Share
A Dolphin and a Pilot
Reaper's Lament