The Wall Street Journal has called Ralph Peters "the thinking man's Tom Clancy". Mr. Peters is a career military officer turned author. He has written a number of well-received military thrillers, as well as books and essays on military science and theory.
Recent thrillers by Ralph Peters include Traitor: A Novel, and The Devil's Garden. The non-fiction book Fighting for the Future: Will America Triumph? examines the military preparedness of the United States to fight the type of conflicts, terrorist and otherwise, likely to arise in the 21st century.
Ralph Peters currently lives with his wife in northern Virginia. For more information on this superb author, see this interview from the Pottsville Republican.
Many of Ralph Peters' books are available in the Coal Region Bookstore.