David Hagberg has published numerous novels of suspense, including his bestselling thrillers featuring former CIA director Kirk McGarvey, which include "Abyss," "The Cabal," "The Expediter," and "Allah's Scorpion." He has earned a nomination for the American Book Award, three nominations for the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award and three Mystery Scene Best American Mystery awards. He has spent more than thirty years researching and studying US-Soviet relations during the Cold War. Hagberg joined the Air Force out of high school, and during the height of the Cold War, he served as an Air Force cryptographer. He attended the University of Maryland and University of Washington. Born in Duluth, Minnesota, he now lives with his wife Laurie in Sarasota, Florida.
"This is a thrilling page-turner, from its violent beginning to its violent end." - Publishers Weekly."