From the Midst of Wickedness: A Novel

From the Midst of Wickedness: A Novel

by Nelson Cover

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Overview

Scandal at the university.

In this first novel in The Sessions University Series by Nelson Cover professor Thomas Simpson is seduced into joining the administration of president, Bryan Q. Fitz-Hugh, an extraordinarily brilliant, visionary, charismatic leader. As the new director of university communications, he begins to have disturbing concerns about the administration.

The new Beijing Center is dedicated and funded. No one is sure how it was paid for yet the president is planning such centers worldwide to fulfill his vision of Sessions as The Global University.



Anonymous international wire transfers of tens of millions of dollars are being received by the university’s capital campaign.



The president is sleeping with the Secretary of State, with whom he graduated from the Kennedy School at Harvard.



The university's provost, who is jealous that Fitz-Hugh was chosen over him, successfully petitions the Faculty Senate to vote for an independent audit of the university.



His sudden, mysterious death and the uncertainty of whether it was a suicide or murder shocks the university.



As if Thomas did not have enough family, political and relationship troubles, an attractive and savvy reporter begins to stalk him, inquiring about the issues facing the university. Thomas’s, his family’s and the university’s situation becomes ever more perilous and at risk.



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ISBN-13: 9781944037680
Publisher: Epigraph Publishing
Publication date: 05/18/2017
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Nelson Cover is a former university administrator and consultant whose clients included numerous colleges, universities, hospitals, medical centers and think tanks.

Over the years, on occasion, he observed both uplifting as well as scandalous events involving non-profit organizations. In From the Midst of Wickedness Cover combines the basics of two separate scandals to form the plot's background and action and brings them to bear on two characters drawn from a short story, Thomas Simpson, a communications professor and his best friend, cancer researcher Zoltan Vastag.

Today, Cover resides in Vero Beach Florida where he continues his non-profit involvement with performing arts, social service, environment and animal welfare groups.

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