<strong></strong><strong>James H. (Jim) Lewis</strong> is a former journalist, public media executive, and consultant who is now a story-teller for nonprofit organizations. This is his third novel. He has lived and worked in Washington, DC, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Sweden. He has written for the <em>Washington Post, Fundraising Management, </em>and <em>Current</em><em>.</em> His news reports have aired on public television, the ABC Evening News, and on the Eurovision News Exchange. Jim and his wife, Julie, currently reside in Pittsburgh. His third novel, <em><strong>Novak's Mission</strong></em>, will be published in early summer.