Don Beverly grew up on the shores of Lake Okeechobee in Palm Beach County, Florida, graduated from Vanderbilt University and the University of Florida Law School, beginning his career in Miami as a trial lawyer. He ultimately moved to West Palm Beach where he practices today, according to him, "as little as possible", while he pursues his lifelong love of writing, particularly about his own life experiences, which are numerous. Beverly, known to his beautiful wife, Molly, and his many friends simply as "DB", has achieved national prominence as a lawyer, has over five thousand hours as a pilot, has won a multitude of state and national cutting horse championships, enjoys skiing when at his home in Fairplay, Colorado, and operating his high-performance airboat in the Florida Everglades. During this multi-faceted career Beverly has written many articles about his interests as well as academic subjects, including successive editions of his legal treatise, Florida Trial Evidence. He has also served as a Director on the Boards of Chris Craft, Inc., the National Cutting Horse Association, Kirkwood Ski Resort, Inc., the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, the trial section of The Florida Bar, and as frequent Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida Bar. Beverly was named South Florida's "Best Lawyer'' in the January, 1992, issue of Palm Beach Life.
In his Jake McCall Adventure Series, Don Beverly calls upon his vast personal reservoir of knowledge and experience to take a shot at the bureaucratic shenanigans which have irreparably wounded his beloved Everglades while weaving incredibly well-researched but exciting tales populated by colorful and credible characters against the backdrop of an astounding wetlands geography and environment seldom seen by humans. Beverly’s books easily earn the description "page turner", but at the same time, not always so subtly, communicate messages of national consciousness not to be disregarded.
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Bite The Hand
Following the senseless rape and murder of his wife by a quartet of drug dealers who also leave him for dead, a former law school classmate of Jake McCall's vows to do two things. Build a memorial in the Rockies to his beloved wife, then track down and kill the assassins.
The Ripple Effect Murders
The third novel of the exciting Jake McCall adventure series find Jake becoming involved in the investigation of a series of murders in Key West, exposing the seamy side of the Key West lifestyle. The investigation leads to a cross-country manhunt which ends in Las Vegas where the Gay Pride Extravaganza is again used by the killer as the backdrop for more killing.
How to Talk Western
A humorous handbook of Western terminology for non-Westerners, various tin-horns, and wanna-be cowboys.
In the second novel of the exciting Jake McCall adventure series, the author, Don Beverly, focuses on the illegal drug and human smuggling activities of the Mexican cartels as they continue to wage their war against America. McCall unearths a dangerous and revengeful double agent and unforeseen ally as the bloody battle wages from the Gulf coast of Florida into Cuba and the Bahamas.
In his break out first action, adventure novel, Don Beverly calls upon his vast personal reservoir of knowledge and experience to take a shot at the bureaucratic shenanigans which have irreparably wounded his beloved Everglades while weaving an incredibly well researched but exciting tale of the confusing mix of drugs and terrorism which produces strange and often unforeseen allies.
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