Charles Kowalski is the author of the acclaimed thriller MIND VIRUS (winner of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ Colorado Gold award, and finalist for the Clive Cussler Grandmaster Award and the Killer Nashville Claymore Award), and the forthcoming SIMON GREY AND THE MARCH OF A HUNDRED GHOSTS, a middle-grade historical fantasy set in Tokugawa Japan. He divides his time between the suburbs of Tokyo and Downeast Maine.