Clay Martin is a former USMC Infantryman, Reconnaissance Marine, and Scout Sniper. Clay crossed decked to the US Army and spent the rest of his career in Special Forces, because he is a glutton for punishment. Medically retired at 15 years of service, he wandered the Earth like Caine from Kung Fu, before remembering he could type and starting a career as a gun review monkey and novelist. He is the author of Last Son of the War God and the Sword of the Caliphate series. He currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with his lovely wife, two sons, and pack of feral dogs.