Dave Horner was born in West Virginia and raised, by his parents, along with his younger sister, in Mansfield Ohio. Graduating from the Ohio State University with a degree in business administration in 1989, he spent the next 18 years living and working in Columbus, Ohio. Taking time off from work, due to an illness, he decided to challenge his normal nine to five lifestyle and began writing. He has been married to his wife, Kathy for 13+ years. The two live happily, in the country, northeast of Columbus, Ohio. Dave is currently working on his next novel, Slow Burn.