Brian Bandell

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Brian Bandell, a native Floridian, is a reporter at the South Florida Business Journal covering America’s most beloved industry: banking. He has won 13 awards from the Florida Press Club, including first place in both business writing and government reporting. He received another twelve awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, including twice winning a Green Eyeshade for best business enterprise reporting in the Southeast U.S. In Bandell’s science fiction thriller, Silence the Living (Silver Leaf Books) a former police officer who carries in her blood the deadliest substance on the planet, must battle aliens, vengeful humans, and her conscience, as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.