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Larry Bond is 59 and lives with his wife Jeanne and daughters Katie and Julia in Virginia outside Washington DC. After co-authoring Red Storm Rising with Tom Clancy, he has written six novels under his own name: Red Phoenix,Vortex, Cauldron, The Enemy Within, and Day of Wrath, all were published by Warner Books. His latest work is Dangerous Ground, released in May of 2005 and published by Tor Books. He also wrote a novella titled Lashup, which appeared in Steven Coonts’ anthology Combat, as well as several published short stories. He is presently working on several new book projects.
He has also co-designed the Admiralty Trilogy series games, which include Harpoon,Command at Sea, and Fear God & Dreadnought. All three have won industry awards.
Larry’s writing career started by collaborating with Tom Clancy on Red Storm Rising, a runaway New York Times bestseller that has was one of the best-selling books of the 1980s. It depicted a hypothetical conflict between NATO and the Warsaw Pact, drawing heavily on expert analysis of what such a conflict would be like. It has been used as a text at the Naval War College and similar institutions.
Since then, Larry’s books have depicted military and political crises, emphasizing accuracy and fast-paced action. Red Phoenix, Vortex, and Cauldron were all New York Times bestsellers.
Graduating from St. Thomas College, St. Paul, Minnesota in 1973 with a degree in Quantitative Methods, Larry worked first as a computer programmer for two years before being selected for Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He was sworn into the Navy in 1975 and graduated from OCS the following year.
Larry was in the Navy for six years, serving four on a destroyer and two on shore duty in the Washington DC area. He served in the reserves for two years with the Naval Reserve Intelligence Program. After leaving the Navy he worked as a naval analyst for defense consulting firms in the Washington, DC area. He now writes and designs games full-time.
Larry is an avid wargamer and modeler.