The author, Bruce Hemming has been teaching survival trapping and snaring courses all across the U.S for the past 14 years. A native of Michigan and retired military veteran, Bruce has over 40 years' experience in the outdoors. He grew up hunting with bows, rifles, and muzzleloaders, as well as fishing and trapping. His vast experience in the outdoors includes hunting and trapping in the extreme environments of Alaska, and the brutal cold of the North Dakota Plains. The first book of this series, Grid Down Reality Bites, was on Amazons Best Seller Survival Fiction list for 8 months. Readers from around the world praised Grid Down Reality Bites for providing real-life survival information through the captivating story of three groups of people struggling to survive the aftermath of an EMP.