Joe Ducie was born in Britain, lives in Perth and writes urban fantasy and science fiction. Joe graduated from Edith Cowan University with a degree in Counterterrorism, Security and Intelligence, and completed post-graduate studies in Security Science. He has also studied Creative and Professional Writing at Curtin University. Joe’s work involves border protection, liaisons between domestic and international military forces, and private security consulting. He travels frequently and uses his time in airport lounges to write. He is the author of The Rig.