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Seeley James

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His near-death experiences range from talking a jealous husband into putting the gun down to spinning out on an icy freeway in heavy traffic without touching anything. His resume ranges from washing dishes to global technology management. His personal life stretches from homeless at 17, adopting a 3-year-old at 19, getting married at 37, fathering his last child at 43, hiking the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim at 59, and taking the occasional nap.

His writing career ranges from humble beginnings with short stories in The Battered Suitcase, to being awarded a Medallion from the Book Readers Appreciation Group. Seeley is best known for his Sabel Security series of thrillers featuring athlete and heiress Pia Sabel and her bodyguard, the mentally unsta
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Seeley James Death and Dark Money was inspired by the current state of affairs in the US that allows anyone to donate money to political campaigns. The current mec…moreDeath and Dark Money was inspired by the current state of affairs in the US that allows anyone to donate money to political campaigns. The current mechanism was called money laundering when Richard Nixon did it in 1972. I took that system and showed what might happen if a dictator or terrorist wanted to contribute -- nothing. Except that Jacob Stearne and Pia Sabel weren't going to let it slide. (less)
Seeley James Book #5 of the series is called Death and the Candidate, although I will probably change the title to something else. (Death and Power? Death and Terr…moreBook #5 of the series is called Death and the Candidate, although I will probably change the title to something else. (Death and Power? Death and Terror? Death and Freedom?) It's about an ultra-rich man who wants to change the political landscape and hires ten terrorists to help him.(less)
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Element 42 (Sabel Security #1)

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Back at it: Hiking the Grand Canyon

If you’ve followed me for awhile, you know how much I love hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and back. Ankle surgery and the pandemic kept me away for a bit, but now I’M BACK!
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Action/Adventure ...: The Geneva Decision by Seeley James 2 38 Dec 19, 2012 04:26PM  
Classics Without ...: This topic has been closed to new comments. What are you reading? (December 2012) 114 328 Dec 30, 2012 08:37PM  
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Action/Adventure ...: Questions for those who write from those who read 100 58 Feb 22, 2013 08:28AM  
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Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thanks for the add. Hope your Wednesday is going well. Talk later.


Seeley James Entries are missing an important catalyst: a Zoe Sharp comment. Surely, you can think of something!


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Zoë Sharp Hi Seeley
Thanks for Friending me here, too. We must stop meeting like this :)

Love the caption competition, btw. How are the entries going?


message 3: by Billy

Billy Chitwood Hi, Seeley, when your time permits, please visit me at

http://goo.gl/b9mNF and at

www.wix.com/brchitwood/thecrackedmirror

Hope you get your comments at some point.

Have a great weekend! I'm on the Chesapeake this week for a granddaughter's wedding.

My best,

Billy Ray


Savannah Seeley, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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Judith Leger Hi Seeley! Thanks for the friendship. Love your dragon.


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