A.K. Austin is a former CIA Officer, Special Agent with the FBI, and founder of a private security company. He resides in Washington DC with his wife, their cat, and his motorcycles.
When did you first start writing?
I was working at the CIA and traveling all over the world... the multiple trips, modes of travel, different cultures, and adventures had a profound effect. Hard not to begin to weave stories in that environment.
What's the story behind your latest book?
It's an international thriller, where multiple entities are pursuing an item of extreme value and importance. The action takes the reader across international and cyber borders -- and into virtual worlds only found in your imagination...
A disruptive new tech threatens different groups and results in an international race to control it. A diverse group of gray and black operators -- both on earth, and in the virtual world -- are in pursuit, and it's anyone's guess who will come out of the shadows alive.