Doug Flanders (1967-) was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. He attended Dallas Baptist University, but after two years gave up a full scholarship to marry the love of his life, Jennifer (Cowan) Flanders (1965-), also an author (Love Your Husband/Love Yourself). A year later they had their first child and Doug started medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas. By the time Doug graduated he had two more children and was voted most likely to have a dozen kids by his classmates. Not wanting to disappoint, he and Jennifer went on to have nine more! With twelve children and three grandchildren around, the two writers have plenty of inspiration, but are typically short on time. In addition to his unique family situation, Doug draws on fifteen years in the Army Reserves and eighteen years as a physician to craft his medical thrillers. "The Prodigy Project" is the first in a series of adventures featuring the rather large Gunderson family as they traverse the globe fighting bio-terrorism.