Thomas Settimi graduated from the Institute of Technology at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and earned a Master's Degree in Physics from the University of California at Riverside. For much of his professional career he has been engaged in technical writing and engineering for the Department of the Navy and defense-related firms.
As a youth, Thomas enjoyed Robert Heinlein, especially THE DOOR INTO SUMMER and EARTH ABIDES by George R. Stewart. His current favorite authors include Stephen King (11/22/63) and Erik Larson (IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS).
Thomas resides near Lake Arrowhead, California, with his wife, Charlotte.