J. M. Adams has over 15 years of on-air television journalism experience, reporting for CBS and NBC news affiliates across the United States. Highlights from his career include sea patrols with the Navy after the 9/11 attacks and reporting on location from Kuwait, Iraq, and a number of hurricane disaster zones. Adams was briefly detained in East Germany during the fall of the Berlin Wall. Second Term is his debut novel. Adams now lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife, two daughters, and a pair of Cavachons who appear to have taken over the house.