Erin Solaro is the author of Women in the Line of Fire (Seal, 2006), based on her experiences as a journalist and researcher embedded with combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her work has appeared everywhere from the Marine Corps Gazette and the US Naval Institute’s Proceedings to the Seattle Weekly, Christian Science Monitor, and Baltimore Sun. She writes The Woman Citizen blog for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Erin was raised in the American Midwest and has lived in Malaysia. She received her B.A. in History from Indiana University and her M.A. in Military Science and Diplomacy from Norwich University. She has been a reserve lieutenant in the US Army, a professional dog trainer, a secretary, an insurance agent, and a program director for an international post-graduate management institute.
Erin lives with her husband, writer Philip Gold.
Erin is best reached by email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. She can also be found on Facebook.
In December 1993, Pentagon weapons designer and engineer Doctor Olivia Tolchin attends a Washington, DC arms show. She is accomplished, professionally stymied and personally drifting. Then the senior Russian military intelligence officer in America, Major General Getmanov, approaches her and makes her an offer she can't refuse. A love, politics, and war story set in Russia in the 1990s.