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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Edward Brady  

Pen Name: J. E. Brady

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1943 in Springfield, Illinois

-- James Edward Brady on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Life long resident of Illinois who was born in Springfield, graduated from Illinois State University, lived in several communities throughout the state while engaged in public education and now retired and lives in Dixon, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

He graduated from Illinois State University in 1966. Taught secondary education in Athens and Bloomington. Received his Masters in Counseling and was guidance counselor at Leroy High. He continued advancement in education and became principal at East Richland High and later at Polo High. He retired from public education, studied electronics. He worked for the aerospace company Sundstrand and later taught electronics at Sauk Valley Community College. He penned NEVER SAY NEVER which was published in 2006. A sequel BURNING BRIDGES will be published in 2012.

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Titles At Your Library

Never Say Never
ISBN: 1425930700

AuthorHouse. 2006

Read the first chapter of Never Say Never for the plot read the rest of the book for pure enjoyment as you swim into the waters of intriguing politics, murky deals, unscrupulous lobbyists and suspenseful turns in the life of newly elected United States Senator Edie Townsend. Live with her the crises she faces, including the startling revelation that her mentor in her law career, Oliver Pendleton, is suspected of embezzlement and her fiance, Jonas Walls, may be linked to an FBI investigation into the brutal slaying of a young girl.

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