Harold Coyle was born and raised in New Jersey. A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and a veteran, Coyle served for seventeen years in various assignments around the world, from platoon to field army level.
"Harold Coyle is the best natural storyteller I know."--Tom Clancy "Coyle is best when he's depicting soldiers facing death . . . He knows soldiers and and he understands the brotherhood of arms mystique and transcends national boundaries."--"The New York Times" "A superbly talented storyteller . . . the Tom Clancy of ground warfare."--W.E.B. Griffin