Pete ‘P.J.’ Grondin, born the seventh of twelve children, moved around a number of times when he was young; from Sandusky, Ohio to Bay City, Michigan, then to Maitland and Zellwood, Florida before returning to Sandusky, OH. That is where he married the love of his life, Debbie Fleming.
After his service in the US Navy, in the Nuclear Power Program, serving on the ballistic missile submarine U.S.S. John Adams, Pete returned to his hometown of Sandusky, OH where he was elected to the Sandusky City Commission, serving a single term. He retired from a major, regional, electric utility after twenty-six years of service.
Drug Wars is his sixth novel, the first in the Peden Savage series. His other novels are in the McKinney Brothers and include A Lifetime of Vengeance, A Lifetime of Deception, A Lifetime of Exposure, A Lifetime of Terror, and A Lifetime of Betrayal.