Adrian d’Hagé was educated at North Sydney Boys High School in Sydney Australia and later the Royal Military College Duntroon (Applied Science). He served as a platoon commander in Vietnam where he was awarded the Military Cross. His military service included command of an infantry battalion, Director of Joint Operations and Head of Defence Public(…)
Alex Berenson was born in New York in 1973 and grew up in Englewood, N.J. After graduating from Yale University in 1994 with degrees in history and economics, he joined the Denver Post as a reporter. In 1996, he became one of the first employees at TheStreet.com, the groundbreaking financial news Website. In 1999, he(…)
Alex Kava is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. She lives in Omaha, Nebraska with her two dogs Miss Molly and Scout.
Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots Minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. In 1941, at the age of eighteen, he joined the Royal Navy; two and a half years spent aboard a cruiser were to give him the background for ‘HMS Ulysses’, his first novel, the outstanding documentary novel on the war(…)
Allen Zadoff was born in Boston, Mass and went on to live in upstate New York, Manhattan, Tokyo, and Los Angeles. A former stage director, he is a graduate of Cornell University and the Harvard University Institute for Advanced Theater Training. His memoir for adults is called Hungry: Lessons Learned on the Journey from Fat(…)
Andrew Britton was born in Peterborough, England, in 1981. He spent his formative years in England and Camlough, Northern Ireland, a small village which is home to most of the family on his mother’s side. In 1988, his family immigrated to the United States, taking up residence in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Just before his junior(…)
Andrew holds the classification of Master in the NRA’s High Power Rifle ranking system and has won numerous competitions throughout the Southwestern United States. When he’s not writing, Andrew enjoys scuba diving, target shooting, flying helicopters, hiking and camping, and an occasional sad round of golf.
After graduating from Cornell Law School in 1989, Barry Eisler spent three years with the U.S. government. For a decade thereafter he practiced various aspects of international law, including a year with the Japanese law firm of Hamada and Matsumoto in Tokyo and two years as in-house counsel at the Osaka headquarters of Matsushita Electric(…)
Brad has been called “the master of thrillers,” “as current as tomorrow’s headlines,” “quite possibly the next coming of Robert Ludlum,” and “America’s favorite author.” His internationally bestselling novels featuring Scot Harvath have been published in over twenty countries. Brad has hosted the Glenn Beck TV and radio programs, and has appeared on FOX News(…)
Brett was born and raised in California, his parents, avid readers, instilled the love of books in him early on. Though Brett still makes California his home, he has travelled extensively to such destinations as Ho Chi Minh City, Berlin, Singapore, London, Paris and Bankok, all of which play parts in his current and upcoming(…)
Catherine, who grew up on a horse ranch in Cameron County Texas, wrote her first two novels (fifteen pages each) when she was fourteen. Catherine’s grandmother, who died at the young age of 37, was also a writer. Her father was a painter and singer, and her mother is a retired concert pianist. After earning(…)
Charles Brokaw is a pseudonym for an author, academic, and college educator living in the Midwest. He’s had a rich and varied life, and is fascinated by history, human accomplishment, and archaeology. He began the book The Atlantis Code after seeing an article in a scholarly journal. The piece featured a satellite photo, and pointed(…)
Born in Brazil of Italian origin, Chris Carter studied psychology and criminal behaviour at the University of Michigan. As a member of the Michigan State District Attorney’s Criminal Psychology team, he interviewed and studied many criminals, including serial and multiple homicide offenders with life imprisonment convictions. Having departed for Los Angeles in the early 1990s,(…)
Chris Ryan was born near Newcastle, England, in 1961. He joined the SAS in 1984. During his ten years there he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. man unit to escape from Iraq, where three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the(…)
Joint pseudonym of the husband-and-wife writing team Alice Alfonsi (real name: Rosemary Grace) and Marc Cerasini. They were born and raised in Pitssburgh. They met in New York and were married in Las Vegas. They are the creators of Clare Cosi, manager of New York’s historic Village Blend Coffee house.
Clive Cussler grew up in Alhambra, California, and attended Pasadena City College before joining the Air Force. He went on to a successful advertising career, winning many national honours for his copywriting. Now a full-time bestselling author, he has also explored the deserts of the American Southwest in search of lost gold mines, dived in(…)
Dan Brown is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Da Vinci Code. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he spent time as an English teacher before turning his efforts fully to writing. In 1996, Dan’s interest in code-breaking and covert government(…)
Daniel Silva, ex CNN TV executive, is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over 16 books. Daniel has been placed in the same category as John le Carré and Graham Greene. He has been called his generation’s finest writer of international intrigue and one of the greatest American spy novelists ever. Compelling, passionate,(…)
David Baldacci attended law school at the University of Virginia, and went on to work as a trial lawyer, and later as a corporate lawyer, in Washington, D.C. David is now a full-time writer whose bestselling novels include Absolute Power, Total Control, The Winner, The Simple Truth and Saving Faith. David lives in Virginia with(…)
As a lawyer, Dave prosecuted and convicted Governor Rod Blagojevich in the Impeachment trial before the Illinois Senate. He currently serves as Special Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. David has argued dozens of cases at the trial and appellate levels, specializing in constitutional law. He currently lives near Chicago with his(…)
David Ignatius, a prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, has been covering the Middle East and the CIA for more than twenty-five years. His novels include Agents of Innocence, Body of Lies, and The Increment. He lives in Washington, DC. He also co-hosts PostGlobal, an online discussion of international issues at Washingtonpost.com, with Fareed Zakaria.(…)
David Kent, real name Kent Anderson, is the author of the Department Thirty thrillers. His acclaimed debut novel, Department Thirty, was also one of the bestselling eBooks of 2003; other novels in the series include The Mesa Conspiracy, The Black Jack Conspiracy, which won the 2006 Oklahoma Book Award for Fiction and The Triangle Conspiracy.(…)
David Lynn Golemon was born and raised in Chino, California and now makes his home on Long Island, New York. He was taught at an early age to love books by his father. His influences include, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tom Clancy, Clive Cussler, Larry Bond and Stephen King.
David Morrell is one of America’s most popular and acclaimed storytellers, with over eighteen million copies of his books in print. His thrillers have been translated into twenty-two languages and turned into record-breaking films as well as top-rated TV miniseries. A former professor of American literature at the University of Iowa, David Morrell now lives(…)