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Gary Beck's New Novel 'Protective Agency' Released

A soldier/scholar, Matt Clairborne joins a new government organization The Protective Agency, created to defend schools from rampagers.

Gary Beck's New Novel 'Protective Agency' Released

Protective Agency has been released, a new book by Gary Beck.

In Protective Agency a soldier/scholar, Matt Clairborne joins a new government organization The Protective Agency, created to defend schools from rampagers. Retired military and police are trained, then assigned to schools. There are humorous and tragic incidents as we follow the men and women through their training and assignments. Matt rises to a position of importance and distinguishes himself during a violent attack on a school. The Agency plans rapid expansion to meet future terrorist threats to the schools.

Protective Agency is a 286 page novel in paperback priced at $20.00.

Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director and worked as an art dealer when he couldn't earn a living in the theater. He has also been a tennis pro, a ditch digger and a salvage diver. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines and his published books include 29 poetry collections, 12 novels, 3 short story collections, 1 collection of essays and 3 books of plays. Published poetry books include: Dawn in Cities, Assault on Nature, Songs of a Clerk, Civilized Ways, Displays, Perceptions, Fault Lines, Tremors, Perturbations, Rude Awakenings, The Remission of Order, Contusions and Desperate Seeker (Winter Goose Publishing. Forthcoming: Learning Curve). Earth Links, Too Harsh For Pastels, Severance, Redemption Value, Fractional Disorder and Disruptions (Cyberwit Publishing. Forthcoming: Ignition Point). His novels include Extreme Change (Winter Goose Publishing). State of Rage and Wavelength (Cyberwit Publishing. Forthcoming: Protective Agency and Obsess). His short story collections include: A Glimpse of Youth (Sweatshoppe Publications). Now I Accuse and other stories (Winter Goose Publishing) and Dogs Don't Send Flowers and other stories (Wordcatcher Publishing). Collected Essays of Gary Beck (Cyberwit Publishing). The Big Match and other one act plays (Wordcatcher Publishing). Collected Plays of Gary Beck Volume 1 and Plays of Aristophanes translated, then directed by Gary Beck (Cyberwit Publishing. Forthcoming: Collected Plays of Gary Beck Volume II). Gary lives in New York City.


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