John Gilstrap is the acclaimed author of 14 thrillers: NICK OF TIME, FRIENDLY FIRE, AGAINST ALL ENEMIES, END GAME, HIGH TREASON, DAMAGE CONTROL, THREAT WARNING, HOSTAGE ZERO, NO MERCY, SIX MINUTES TO FREEDOM, SCOTT FREE, EVEN STEVEN, AT ALL COSTS and NATHAN’S RUN. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. A safety and environmental expert and former firefighter, he holds a master’s degree from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. John has also adapted four books for the big screen: RED DRAGON (uncredited) from the Thomas Harris novel, WORD OF HONOR from the Nelson DeMille novel; and YOUNG MEN AND FIRE, from the Norman Maclean book. He lives in Virginia, near Washington, D.C.