Brandon Hale grew up in a small Virginia town. A lover of horror, sci-fi, and adventure stories, he wrote his first full length novel when he was 17. In the decades since, he has written nonstop, producing multiple novels and short stories. Brandon's first published novel was The Gods and the Builders. Shortly after that, his second novel - Day Soldiers - was released. Since then, he has continued the Day Soldiers series, released a collection of short stories, and released a Day Soldiers "survival manual." Brandon still lives in Virginia with his wife Laura and is still writing constantly.