Genre: Historical Fiction and Mystery-Thrillers
Books: The Fire and the Light: A Novel of the Cathars; The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland’s Black Douglas; The Virgin of the Wind Rose: A Christopher Columbus Mystery-Thriller; The Yanks Are Starving: A Novel of the Bonus Army; The Lucifer Genome: A Conspiracy Thriller (with John Jeter)
Bio: Glen is a novelist, screenwriter, journalist, and lawyer. He holds degrees from Indiana University School of Law and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He practiced trial law before joining the Washington, D.C. press corps to cover national politics and the Iran-contra trial. His books have taken readers to Occitania during the Albigensian Crusade, to the Scotland of Robert Bruce, to Portugal during the Age of Discovery, to the trenches of France during World War I, and to the American Hoovervilles of the Great Depression.
Favorite thing about being a writer: I love to travel to and research the historical sites featured in my books.
Biggest challenge as an indie author: Wearing two hats–creative artist and businessman–at the same time.
Favorite book: Those by Nigel Tranter, Sharon Key Penman, Gore Vidal
- Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship Prize for Screenwriting
- Chaucer Award First Place Category Fiction
Foreword Reviews Book-of-the-Year Honorable Mention/Finalist (3 times)
- Best New Fiction, National Indie Excellence Award
indeBRAG Honoree (2 times)
- Nautilus Silver Award Winner
- IPPY Silver Award Winner
- Eric Hoffer Finalist/Honorable Mention Winner
- Da Vinci Eye Award Finalist
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