Randall Krzak is a U.S. Army veteran and retired senior civil servant, spending thirty years in Europe, Africa, Central America, and the Middle East. His residency abroad qualifies him to build rich worlds in his action-adventure novels and short stories. Familiar with customs, laws, and social norms, he promotes these to create authentic characters and scenery.
His first novel, The Kurdish Connection, was published in 2017, and the sequel, Dangerous Alliance, was released in November 2018. Both placed in the 2018 Global Thriller Book Awards sponsored by Chanticleer International Book Awards, with The Kurdish Connection finishing as a semi-finalist and Dangerous Alliance being selected as one of seven first in category winners. The third novel in the series, Carnage in Singapore, was released in August 2019, and was one of six first in category winners in the 2019 Chanticleer International Book Awards. Colombian Betrayal (A Bruce and Smith Thriller Book 1), released in 2020, was one of seven first in category winners in the 2020 competition It was also the 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards winner in the action-adventure category. Mission: Angola (Xavier Sear Thriller Book 1) was released in January 2021 and was a finalist in the 2021 Page Turner Awards. It was also one of six first in category winners in the 2021 CIBAs in their Global Thrillers category. The Kurdish Connection, Dangerous Alliance, and Carnage in Singapore were a finalist in the 2021 CIBAs in Fiction series. Revenge (A Bruce and Smith Thriller Book 2) was released in October 2021 and was one of seven first in category winners in the 2022 CIBAs. Ultimate Escalation was released in November 2022 and Frozen Conquest was released in June 2023. His first non-fiction article, 'Black Ops in Fiction,' is featured on the web daily, https://www.mysteryandsuspense.com/black-ops-in-thrillers/
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland and a general Master in Business Administration (MBA) and a MBA with an emphasis in Strategic Focus, both from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He currently resides with his wife, Sylvia, and four cats in Dunfermline, Scotland. He’s originally from Michigan, while Sylvia is a proud Scot. In addition to writing, he enjoys hiking, reading, candle making, pyrography, and sightseeing.
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