Alton L. Gansky is the author of 23 novels and 7 nonfiction works, as well as principle writer of 7 novels and 2 nonfiction books. He has been a Christy Award finalist (A Ship Possessed), an Angel Award winner (Terminal Justice), and a 2012 Carol Award-winner for Fallen Angel. He holds a BA and MA in biblical studies and was recently grant a Doctor of Literature. He lives in central California with his wife. Gansky is in frequent demand at writer's conferences having taught and keynoted in California, Arizona, New Mexico, North Carolina, Delaware, Washington, and Canada. He is the director of the premier writers conference: Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers.