USA Today-bestselling author David Poyer's nearly fifty books include THE DEAD OF WINTER, WINTER IN THE HEART, AS THE WOLF LOVES WINTER, and THUNDER ON THE MOUNTAIN, literary novels set in Pennsylvania; THE MED, THE GULF, THE CIRCLE, THE PASSAGE, TOMAHAWK, CHINA SEA, BLACK STORM, THE COMMAND, THE THREAT, KOREA STRAIT, THE WEAPON, THE CRISIS, THE TOWERS, THE CRUISER, TIPPING POINT, ONSLAUGHT, HUNTER KILLER, DEEP WAR, and OVERTHROW, best-selling novels of the modern military; WHITE CONTINENT, STAR SEED, THE SHILOH PROJECT, and STEPFATHER BANK, science fiction; and FIRE ON THE WATERS, A COUNTRY OF OUR OWN, and THAT ANVIL OF OUR SOULS, historical novels about the Civil War. He's also published two well-reviewed sailing thrillers, GHOSTING and THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE, and two nonfiction works: an oral history of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, HAPPIER THAN THIS DAY AND TIME, and a collection of biographical pieces, HEROES OF ANNAPOLIS. His work has been translated into Japanese, Dutch, Hungarian, Serbo-Croatian, and Italian, and rights have been sold for films and audiobooks. Poyer has taught or lectured at University of Pittsburgh, Cape May Institute, ODU, Joint Forces Staff College, UNF, The New College, Elizabethtown College, and other institutions, and been a guest on PBS's "Writer to Writer." He was a founding editor of THE NEW VIRGINIA REVIEW, and is currently a fellow of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and serves on the board of the NORTHERN APPALACHIAN REVIEW. He teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Wilkes University and at the Ossabaw Writers Retreat. His next novel will be VIOLENT PEACE (St. Martins/Macmillan, December 2020).