Brian Parker

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A veteran of both the Iraq and Afghanistan war, Brian Parker was born and raised as an Army brat. He moved all over the country as a child before his father retired from the service and they settled in a small Missouri town where the family purchased a farm. It was on the farm that he learned the rewards of a hard day's work and enjoyed the escapism that books could provide.

He’s currently an Active Duty Army soldier who enjoys spending time with his family in Texas, hiking, obstacle course racing, writing and Texas Longhorns football. His wife is also an Active Duty soldier and the pairing brings its own unique set of circumstances that keep both of them on their toes. He's an unashamed Star Wars fan, but prefers to disregard the entire Episode I and II debacle.

Brian self-published four books before signing a 4-book contract with Permuted Press. His novels Enduring Armageddon and GNASH were previously self-published and will be re-released by Permuted beginning in May 2015 along with two previously unpublished works, REND and SEVER.

He is also the author of The Collective Protocol, a paranormal thriller that shows how far people will go to gain power; Zombie in the Basement is a children's picture book written to help children overcome the perceived stigma of being different than others; and his how-to guide Self-Publishing the Hard Way is for writers looking for pointers to self-publish their manuscript.

Genres: Horror
   Bite-Sized Offerings (2015) (with Charlotte Armstrong, Shawn Chesser, Mike Evans, W J Lundy, Ted Nulty, T W Piperbrook, Armand Rosamilia, J Rudolph, A R Shaw, Veronica Smith, Heath Stallcup, Saul Tanpepper and Jack Wallen)
   Guild (2015)
   Unending (2016)
Series contributed to
Five Roads to Texas
   1. Five Roads To Texas (2018) (with Rich Baker, Allen Gamboa, Joseph Hansen and W J Lundy)
   2. After the Roads (2018)
   6. The Road to Hell (2019)
   7. Reciprocity (2021)
   8. The Days Before (2019)