John R. Beyer spent years in law enforcement in Southern California as a street cop, a training officer and a member of the elite SWAT team. After leaving the force, he continued in public service entering the field of education. During his tenure, he served as classroom teacher, school administrator and district administrator. While in both worlds he earned a Doctorate in School Administration and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
During all those years, he never gave up the passion for writing – both fiction and nonfiction. He has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and the like for decades on a variety of topics.
He is an award winning author of four highly praised internationally known novels – Hunted (2013), Soft Target (2014), Operation Scorpion (2017) and Iquitos, the Past Will Kill (2018). All deal with law enforcement (both local and federal level) intrigues – murder, mayhem, terrorism, and humor can be found in all four novels.
His latest short stories can be found in Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, GNU Journal, and his latest will be coming out soon in Fictional Cafe.
For his short story, Sara's Cell, John won the prestigious, Write Well Award from the Silver Pen Writer's Association.
He has had countless interviews on television, radio, podcasts, and blog spots - Marilyn’s Musings, CJEvolution, Twisted Webb Radio, Webbweaver Books, Book Readers Heaven, Good Reads, the Donna Seebo Show, and WOCA – The Source, to name but a few.
John is on the constant move of stretching his writing, both fiction and non-fiction, to strive to tell the tales which need to be told.
He likes to keep his fingers on all types of writing - even being a free lance writer for the Victorville Daily Press - check out his stories on their website.
Books are available where any great books can be found - Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.
For further information concerning Black Opal Books please visit: www.blackopalbooks.com
You can also follow his non-fiction pieces by visiting: www.jandlresearchandexploration.blogspot.com