Suarez survives and then spends the next few months staying one step ahead of the murderous pack. During this time, he and his lawyer, Nolan Stevens – a former Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Office of the FBI – are having difficulties convincing the Miami-Dade Police Department that a crime has been committed. Their efforts are complicated by Steven’s difficult history with the head of the MDPD Special Investigations Division, who is not interested in pursuing the case.
J. David Bethel is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. He has been published in popular consumer magazines and respected political journals. He is the author of Evil Town, a novel of political intrigue that is receiving praise from a number of Washington opinion leaders:
Mr. Bethel spent 35 years in politics and government. He served in the Senior Executive Service as a political appointee, during which time he was Senior Adviser/Director of Speechwriting for the Secretary of Commerce; directed speechwriting offices for other Cabinet officials, serving as Chief Speechwriter to the Secretary of Education; and lead speechwriter in the Department of Transportation's Office of Policy and International Affairs.
He also served as press secretary/speechwriter to members of the U.S. Congress. Bethel authored the speech delivered by Senator Paul Laxalt (R-Nevada) nominating then-Governor Ronald Reagan as the GOP candidate for President.
Mr. Bethel works as a media consultant for a number of prominent communications management firms, including Burson Marsteller and Gibraltar Associates. He writes speeches, opinion editorials and Congressional testimony for CEOs from the nation's largest corporations, including the Monsanto Corporation, Hilton Hotels Corporation, and Royal Caribbean Lines. His op-ed pieces have appeared in The Washington Post and other prominent newspapers around the country.
J. David Bethel graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Tulane University and lives in Miami, Florida.