P.T. DEUTERMANN spent twenty-six years in government service before retiring to begin his writing career. He is the author of eleven previous suspense novels, all in print with St. Martin's Press. He lives with his wife on their family farm in North Carolina. Visitwww.ptdeutermann.com""
Praise for P.T. Deutermann'sTHE MOONPOOL"Exciting...Chilling.... Thriller fans will look forward to further entries in this fine series."--"Publishers Weekly ""Richter is an easygoing, likable series hero, and Deutermann has a strong, fluid writing style.... The series is still relatively young, but it's already proven to be a winner."--"Booklist" SPIDER MOUNTAIN"Fast-paced... imaginative plotting."--"Publishers Weekly" "Another pulse-pounding thrill ride...An unnerving, tightly-woven thriller."--"Cincinatti Library""The stuff of series heroes...a battle royal."--"Kirkus Reviews""Non-stop action."--Mysterylovers.com"One of the crime genre's more original and memorable creations...a welcome change from the usual sort of thriller villain."--"Booklist"Praise for THE CAT DANCERS"A spellbinding novel of suspense...quite possibly his best."--Nelson DeMilleHUNTING SEASON"Explosive tour de force.... The author exceeds his near-perfect "Train Man "with this ripped-from-the-headlines-plot pitting a middle-aged Rambo with a small but deadly arsenal of spy gadgets against spine-chilling villains, corrupt agency brass and powerful political forces. Deutermann never sounds a wrong note in this nonstop page-turner."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)"You think you have read this before. Trust me. You haven't. And you should...a great read."--"Tribune "(Greensburg, PA)"One of the lasting conventions in thriller-writing involves putting the hero in a situation where the reader is forced to ask, 'How can he possibly get out of that?'...Deutermann...exploits that convention to the hilt in "Hunting Season.""--"Houston Chronicle""Enough techno and black ops to satisfy Clancy fans, enough double-dealing, back pedaling internecine treachery to keep Carre fans reading and enough plot turns and suspense to keep Crichton and Higgins Clark devotees guessing." --"The Florida Times-Union""Deutermann's previous novel, "Train Man," was a