Herb Sennett is uniquely qualified to write novels that are entertaining and gripping. He has a long background of teaching communication arts and was a high school English teacher before moving to the college classroom in 1985. He holds college degrees in education, communications, theater arts, and religious studies. He earned a Ph.D. from LSU. Over the past twenty years, he has written two academic books, three major screenplays, and two stage plays. He has been recognized for his scholarship and creativity in the academic and entertainment worlds. He is listed in Who’s Who in America and is a retired army reserve officer with service in the Vietnam War and Operations Desert Shield/Storm.
Herb’s first novel, The Reluctant General was published in January 2014 through Westbow Press, a subsidiary of Holman Publishers. It recounts the story of Deborah and Barak from the book of The Judges in the Christian Bible. He is currently working on a follow up novel based on the story of Gideon. He has plans to continue the series covering other major figures of the Bible.
Herb’s first mystery novel is based on a character named Perry Savant who was forced to retire early from NYPD following a series of rumors that hit the headlines in the newspapers. In his new home of Key West, Florida, Perry helps local police to pursue serial killers and drug traffickers. These novels flow from Herb’s work as a chaplain and mystery devote as well as his many visits to Miami and Key West from his home in South Florida.
With a Ph.D. in theater history from LSU, Herb has gained an in-depth knowledge of ancient Greek history and literature. He works from the original Greek language as he weaves stories based in the plethora of Greek legends and mythology. His first in this series will revolve around the family of Oedipus, the mythical king of Thebes.