Ward Larsen is a USA Today bestselling author, and three-time winner of the Florida Book Award. His first thriller, The Perfect Assassin, is currently being adapted into a major motion picture by Amber Entertainment and SND/M6 Films. He has also been nominated for the Macavity Award. Larsen is a former U.S. Air Force Fighter pilot, and flew 22 missions in Operation Desert Storm. He has served as a federal law enforcement officer, airline captain and is a trained aircraft accident investigator.