Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Interview with James DeVries, author of Beyond Duty


Title: Beyond Duty
Author: James DeVries
Publisher: iUniverse
Pages: 334
Genre: Fiction
Format: Kindle/Paperback/Hardcover 

The continuing story of Lt. Jeff Lacy is dangerous and sad. The story opens with Jeff's participation in a Top Secret mission to observe Russian Submarine missile tests. When he has a change of duty station Jeff lands in the middle of a dangerous plot and his beloved wife Molly is killed. In despair Jeff retires from the Navy and soon finds himself working as an agent for the CIA in the United Arab Emirates. While there he becomes partners in the Mid East Construction Company which leads him into unexpected and interesting situations. Jeff finally tracks down Molly's killer.

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Question1- What was the craziest or insane thing that happened to you in the book publishing process?

I have had none.

Question2- How about the social networks? Which ones do you believe help and which ones do you wish you could avoid?

I have had none.

Question3- What is one thing you’d like to jump on the rooftop and scream about?


Question4- What is something people may be surprised to know about you?

Probably the number of countries I have worked in.  Maybe, some of my special military training

Question5- What are 10 words that best describe you?

I am a retired military person and have worked all over the world.

Lt. James DeVries, USN, Retired, served 21 years in the Navy, 10 years in the submarine force and time in Special Warfare. The last year was with a Navy SEAL platoon setting up and operating a training facility on the island of Crete in the Mediterranean. Jim's retired years have been spent working as an International Field Service Engineer and 16 years for Fluor Daniel, Inc. as a Project Manager. Now fully retired Jim spends his spear time involved with amateur radio and writing. Jim and his Red Headed wife Claire live in Salem, Oregon in the summer and Mesa, Arizona

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