by Jack Larsen & Jim Haynes
A newly-elected U.S. President, elected on the promise to restrict oil exploration offshore and in other sensitive areas goes back on his promise. In response, a group of America’s largest oil company CEOs, led by a mysterious and diabolical Saudi, want higher oil prices more than they want more oil and orchestrates a series of “accidents” involving offshore oil rigs, tankers and other oil facilities in an attempt to cause a public backlash that will force the President to stop new exploration and protect their profits. The CEOs even fund a “front” environmental group to manage the public outcry. But something about the plan is not as it seems. The Facilitator keeps the reader in suspense as it builds to a climax that is both surprising and ingenious.
About the Authors
Jack Larsen is a retired partner from a Phoenix Certified Public Accounting firm who decided he had enough numbers in his life and made the decision to switch from numbers to words. After taking one writing class he became hooked on writing. Jack is a graduate of Northern Arizona University and spent his entire professional career in Phoenix, Arizona as a certified public accountant. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife Cassandra, who lovingly guides and motivates him.
Jim Haynes is a research consultant and writer. He has written a column for The Arizona Republic. He and his son, Andrew, co-authored A Desperate Journey, a historical novel set in the opening days of World War II (also published by Inkwell Books). A native of Central California, he lives in Phoenix.