Stories like this, of innocent civilians being held by the US military even though they've been cleared of any wrongdoing, is enough (almost) to cause me don my lawyer robes again and fight the bastards in the courtroom. Almost enough.
A description of Erik's novel, Gaviota, is set forth on Amazon's website for the book. Use Gaviota, a novel, or Erik O'Dowd in Amazon's books search engine to locate the novel. Also, information about the novel can be found at Erik's website: www.erikodowd.com.