Set in Sidney Mazzi's current home of New Zealand, Mazzi thanks the local police in his acknowledgements, along with several others that have supported his move into writing.
Here's the blurb for TAINTED BY FIRE:
Bradley Cain is a family man living an ordinary life in a peaceful town in New Zealand. In one short moment his world and everything in it changes life as he knows it. Waking up confused and in pain, Brad soon is caught up in a desperate fight to regain his family and reputation. In fast paced action, Brad is launched into a war with some of New Zealand´s most violent criminals. There is just one way for him to win, and to regain his family. All will taste the fear as Brad is tainted by fire and wallows deep in the mind of the psychopath. How much of Brad will be left if he is to regain what has been stolen from him.
The book is currently free on Amazon Kindle, so you can easily give it a go yourself and see if you agree with several five-star reviews. I've downloaded a copy and will be taking a look.