The Guardian - Sarah Bonamino / Senior Publicist - Blackstone Publishing
800-378-1304 / BlackstonePublishing.com
Treadstone Series - Katie Grinch / Associate Director of Publicity
212-366-2574 / PenguinRandomhouse.com
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joshua Hood is the author of The Guardian (Blackstone Publishing, 2023), Treadstone Rendition, Treadstone Transgression, The Treadstone Exile, The Treadstone Resurrection, Warning Order and Clear by Fire. He graduated from the University of Memphis before joining the military and spending five years in the 82nd Airborne Division. He was a team leader in the 3-504 Parachute Infantry Regiment in Iraq from 2005-2006 where he conducted combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. From 2007-2008, Hood served as a squad leader with the 1-508th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Afghanistan where he was decorated for valor in Operation Furious Pursuit. On his return to civilian life he was a sniper team leader on a full time SWAT team in Memphis, TN, where he was awarded the lifesaving medal. Currently he works as the Director of Veteran Outreach for the American Warrior Initiative.
Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-seven novels, each one a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 225 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. He is the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and the Jason Bourne series––The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum––among others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March 2001.
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A short-barreled semi-automatic rifle. A 40-pound vest plated with a mix of ceramics and Kevlar. A ballistics-resistant "bump" helmet. A gas mask.
These are a few of the tools of soldier/sniper/SWAT team officer Joshua Hood's trade.
Also essential: a MacBook Pro laptop...