Phil is a lifelong freelance writer with 300 articles and short stories published in magazines. He has a series of three suspense novels in print and e-book forms titled GUNS, DIAMONDBACK, and KLLRS, praised by international best-selling authors Lee Child, Ridley Pearson, and Stephen Coonts, respectively. New for 2012 is a collection of his short stories titled Dagger and other tales. Some of these yarns have been published in magazines, such as his award-winning version of the Stephen King story, "The Cat from Hell." Others were written especially for this volume. Phil is at work on a stand-alone novel. He lives in a cottage by the wide Neuse River in New Bern, North Carolina. Visit him at www.philbowie.com.