This novel is not a research project. I have pulled this story from my own life, which includes a public school education, graduate school, 20 years in the U.S. Navy, work experience gained from diverse employment, plus reading a lot of books, seeing a lot of movies, and watching a number of TV news channels throughout my adult life.
As you read Ethos, you’ll see many real-life names and places you may recognize (e.g., Piggly Wiggly, Chuck Swindoll, Vernon McGee, Tony Evans, and Paul Sheppard), but my book is still a piece of fiction. I am not out to mislead anyone. I’m sure that, once you get into the story, you will recognize it as fiction, designed for your entertainment.
I trust you will enjoy reading Ethos as much as I enjoyed writing it. When you get to the last page, I would greatly appreciate some feedback!