iWIC spotlights author William Beck
William Beck was born near the shores of Lake Erie, in Jefferson Ohio. His parents moved to Bradenton, Florida, where he spent a good deal of his life. It was in Florida, where Beck developed his affinity for the ocean, sailing, and scuba diving.
The author has an intriguing list of interests. His involvement in the martial arts has spanned more than thirty years, and he holds the rank of Sho Dan, in Go Ju style karate. Beck’s affinity for the sea inspired him to become a PADI certified scuba diver and underwater photographer. His zeal for this endeavor has led him to various locations and adventures around the globe. More importantly, Beck is a United States Army veteran. His personal experiences garnered from those times led him to practice in the medical field upon leaving the military. William Beck now devotes his full time to writing.
William Beck’s life accomplishments have aided greatly in his ability to write, dynamically influencing his style. Possessing the talent to weave intriguing entanglements, Beck’s plots serve up realistic impressions in the scenarios he has penned. Beck has published his first five novels inn the Bryson McGann series. The titles are H.A.A.R.P.’s Fury, Red 7, Caribbean Agenda, Crosscurrents, and Polar Meltdown. The author’s efforts to promote these plausible thrillers have included numerous book signings in various states, as well as U.S. military bases, TV and radio appearances.
Beck’s spinoff suspense series featuring archaeologist Jess Colton in The Judas Coin, ties into the Bryson McGann series and has received accolades from multiple NYT/USA Today Bestselling author, Tom Carter. “Not since The Da Vinci Code has such riveting suspense touched sacred beliefs and myths.” This acclaim from Susan Wingate – Amazon bestselling author. “…With powerful writing, gripping and suspenseful, Beck’s The Judas Coin is a must-read.”
The author has also embarked on a prequel series for the Bryson McGann novels. Solemn Vow and Uncommon Valor The first two novellas are published featuring Bryson McGann and Joe Canton in their military days prior to joining NESSA. These story stories provide background to themes and characters in the main series.
William Beck currently resides in Hendersonville, North Carolina with his wife Rebecca. When the author is not writing, he enjoys spending time with family and friends. He can often be sighted hiking the mountains of North Carolina or enjoying time in Florida.
Visit his website at www.booksbybeck.com