WILMINGTON — Dr. Randy Overbeck, a senior active Rotarian from the Xenia club, was guest speaker for the Wilmington AM Rotary Club during its weekly meeting.
Mr. Overbeck is a veteran educator who served children for more than three decades as a teacher and school leader, winning national recognition for his work. Over time, he has performed many of the roles depicted in his writing, with responsibilities ranging from coach and yearbook advisor to principle and superintendent.
Mr. Overbeck is an accomplished writer — he has been published in academia, the popular press and, more recently, for his fiction. His first novel, “Leave No Child Behind”, won the 2011 Silver Award for Thriller of the Year from ReadersFavorite.com. His second novel, “Blood on the Chesapeake”, a ghost story/mystery released this year by Wild Rose Press, has earned five-star reviews from ReadersFavorite.com, Long and Short Reviews, and Literary Titan. It also garnered a national Award, the Gold Award, from Literary Titan. “Blood” is the first in a new series called the “Haunted Shores Mysteries.”
Dr. Overbeck is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and an active member of the literary community.