About the Author
Pete P. J. Grondin was born in Sandusky, Ohio in 1956 to Nicholas and Patricia Grondin. He is the seventh of twelve children, evenly split; six boys and six girls. His Father passed away in June of 1994 and his Mother lives in Sandusky, Ohio. The family moved around a number of times when Pete was young; from Sandusky, Ohio to Bay City, Michigan, then to Maitland, Florida. They finally settled in the small rural community of Zellwood, Florida. At age 22, he moved back to Sandusky and worked at a retail department store at the Sandusky Mall where he met his wife, Debbie. They were married in January, 1984 and have two children. He joined the US Navy in the Nuclear Power Program and served on the ballistic missile submarine, USS John Adams. After being discharged from the US Navy in 1989, he moved his family back to their hometown of Sandusky in northern Ohio. He was elected to the Sandusky City Commission, serving a single term from 1993 to 1997. He works as a project manager in the IT department of a major electric utility. His current novels are A Lifetime of Vengeance and A Lifetime of Deception. He is in the process of writing his third McKinney Brothers novel, tentatively titled A Lifetime of Exposure.