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John Curtis Owens MD

Author Bio:

John Owens is a retired Emergency Physician. He attended Purdue University as an undergraduate and obtained a degree in economics. After a stint in the US Air Force, he resumed his education at the University of Michigan where he obtained both his master’s degree in political science and his doctoral degree in medicine. He practiced medicine for twenty years as an emergency physician in the urban Detroit area before moving to South Haven, Michigan, where he has lived for the past 18 years. He also served as a county Medical Examiner for Van Buren County for fifteen years.

While working at Oakwood hospital, Dr. Owens chaired the committee which originated the national ER waiting room time program, which originally earned laughs on national comedy TV shows, but has since become a national standard. He has been a board-certified Emergency specialist for over twenty years and have had an active role in teaching young physicians.

He has been an avid reader of a wide range of genres since childhood. He was editor of his high school newspaper for three years and was a contributing writer to both the Purdue Exponent and Michigan Daily newspapers. As an adult he has written articles published by Hockey Weekly and Michigan Hockey magazines.His first book "Pursuit" was a semi-finalist in the ACFW Genesis contest this past year.

He lives in South Haven with his spouse of 46 years, Deborah and with her, reared three children.
Residing on the shores of Lake Michigan they live an active lifestyle and are involved in various church and community activities. They winter in Ellenton, Florida near Bradenton.

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Pursuit

Detective Lou Decker's life is in disarray. Since the death of his wife, questionable actions on the job as a detective have led to his suspension. Alcohol fuels his dissolution. He lacks family ties and the only person of importance in his life is his sister. Decker is then suddenly challenged by her…


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