Following service in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, Richard Veit worked for many years as a broadcaster (both radio and television) for stations in the Texas cities of Waco, Dallas, Houston, and Austin. He has been married to his wife, Patti, since 1977, and the couple have two grown children, Amy and Cody. Apart from his family and the craft of writing, his main interests include classical music, old-time radio, British cinema and television, and baseball history. He manages websites devoted to the British television series “A Family at War” and the Australian folk-music group The Seekers. He has two novels to his credit: PARALLELOGRAPH and HOME SWEET HOME FRONT.