Marko Kloos is the author of the Frontlines series of military science fiction and is a member of George R. R. Martin's Wild Cards consortium. Born in Germany and raised in and around the city of Munster, Marko was previously a soldier, bookseller, freight dockworker, and corporate IT administrator before deciding that he wasn't cut out for anything except making stuff up for fun and profit. Marko writes primarily science fiction and fantasy-his first genre love ever since his youth, when he spent his allowance mostly on German SF pulp serials. He likes bookstores, kind people, October in New England, fountain pens, and wristwatches. Marko resides at Castle Frostbite in New Hampshire with his wife, two children, and roving pack of voracious dachshunds. For more information, visit www.markokloos.com.