Set in Charleston, W.Va.’s “Chemical Valley” just after deregulation of the trucking industry, former Quality Carriers and Mason & Dixon lines (among others) rep Rowland Henry Judge’s Acid Stained Steel is a murder-mystery thriller of a novel, says Judge.
But that’s not all, he adds. It combines those page-turning attributes with an examination of “the effect of deregulation on old-line tank trucking companies and their drivers. No one has ever really written about this in the chemical/liquid bulk trucking business. Drivers will love this book!”
From the back cover:
This triller has it all! Action, suspense, murder mystery, corporate intrigue, love, sex and rock ‘n’ roll. Exposing the dark side of the chemical tank truck industry after trucking deregulation, this is a spellbinder you will never forget… It’s an eye-opening look into the world of chemical big rigs [that] took the author 20 years to write, but it had to be told.
On March 18, Weddle’s trailer crossed over the centerline of the highway, ...