Covey Jencks grew up in Odessa, Texas. After college, he joined the Army, attended law school, clerked on the Fifth Circuit, and suffered a stint at a D. C. law firm. He quits a life of white privilege to return home to solve the mysterious 1979 murder of Freddie Johnson, a black employee at Covey’s family business. Her life matters to Covey. For cover Covey opens a small firm filled with big characters. Eventually another black woman reenters his life to become Covey’s crime-solving partner. Mexican gangs, Boston mobsters, and racist cops complicate but do not derail the successful investigation.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF COVEY JENCKS SHELTON L.WILLIAMS
Shelton L. Williams, grew up in Odessa, Texas where he graduated from Permian High School. He attended the University of Texas in Austin from 1962 until 1966, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. degree and Honors in Government.
After graduating from the University of Texas, Williams attended what is now the Paul H. Nilze, School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopikins University, located in Washington, D.C. He received a Ph.D. from SAIS in 1971., is a Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Studies at Austin College in Sherman Texas. He is also the President of the Osgood Center For International Studies in Washington D.C.
Williams is a specialist in issues relating to nuclear proliferation. He has served as an adviser to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and also as a special assistant to Madeleine Albright
Shelly… as his close friends call him writes fiction, murder mystery novels taking place in his home town of Odessa Texas.
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