In 1979, the Islamic Revolution gave birth
to a new beginning for Iran.

But every beginning has an ending…
…And every ending has a new beginning.


About Matt

Matt has a bachelor's degree from Hampden-Sydney College, a liberal arts institution in Virginia, where he majored in history and political science. He had the honor of studying under former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, General Sam Wilson. After moving from the Hampton Roads area in 2006, Matt now lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and their golden retriever, Clarence. His debut novel, Surviving the Lion's Den, the first of a three-book planned series, was released in October 2021. The sequel, The Iranian Deception, will be released in June 2022. The final installment, The Ayatollah Takedown, will be released in 2023.


About The Ayatollah Takedown

A charging storm brews over Iran. In an act of desperation, the Supreme Leader turns to China for protection from the West. But Revolutionary Guard commander Ramin Lajani is conspiring with CIA operatives Ben Thrasher and Beth Jenkins to overthrow him. When the storm passes, will a new Iran rise at dawn or will the Supreme Leader make one last stand?

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Best Halloween Books

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last few weeks posting about my favorite Halloween movies. Now, I want to tell you about my favorite Halloween books! Horror novels are actually a guilty pleasure of mine when I want to take a break from spy novels and historical non-fiction, so be sure to check out the books below! Kill Creek by Scott Thomas …

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