J. Boyce Gleason is the award-wining author of Anvil of God, Book One of the Carolingian Chronicles. Before turning his talents to writing, Gleason worked as a press secretary on Capitol Hill for two U.S. Representatives and served in the private sector as a public affairs and crisis management consultant. Gleason's work on some of the most visible corporate crises in recent U.S. history has earned him national recognition and made him a featured speaker and advisor to corporate, academic, civil rights and nonprofit institutions. He earned an AB in history from Dartmouth College and brings a strong understanding the events that shaped history. He and his wife live in Virginia. They have three sons.