Jason M Hough
Jason M Hough is an author and former game designer who has worked on major titles such as Metal Fatigue and Aliens vs. Predator: Extinction. He started writing his first novel as a Nanowrimo project in 2008 and refined it over the following years until Del Rey picked it up for the US market in 2011. The book reached the New York Times Bestseller list within the first week of sale and is now part of "The Dire Earth Cycle" which is published by Titan Books.