|About the Book|
Oregon Disability Determination Services processes tens of thousands of claims per year. What if there is a disability analyst killing people who have been allowed benefits: a one-person vigilante going around killing people he thinks are notMoreOregon Disability Determination Services processes tens of thousands of claims per year. What if there is a disability analyst killing people who have been allowed benefits: a one-person vigilante going around killing people he thinks are not deserving of those benefits. The person is a serial killer, a deranged disability analyst. This is an imaginary story detailing such an occurrence. The Deranged Disability Analyst is a mystery/suspense thriller about a disability analyst who becomes a self-appointed vigilante. He executes people he considers to be malingerers that have committed serious crimes and yet escaped the punishment he believes they deserve. At the same time, Matthew Brown, a branch manager with Disability Determination Services is being targeted for assassination. This is a story about how God, through his Holy Spirit, speaks to people. This book depicts the power of prayer and miracles taking place. Matthew Brown, one of the lead fictional characters who is a branch manager with Disability Determination Services, was stricken with polio at the age of five and has no use of his right arm and partial use of his left upper extremity. Mr. Brown slowly becomes aware that people who have been allowed Social Security benefits are being murdered. The author, Dan Zane Smith, is currently a branch manager for Social Security Disability Determination Services and has worked there for the past 16 years. He also worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor for 12 years, and an education coordinator and teacher for nine years. He has a bachelors degree in history from California State University at Northridge and has lived in New Mexico, Southern California, and currently Oregon. He is married and has three children and one grandchild.