H. W. "Buzz" Bernard is a best-selling, award-winning novelist.
His debut novel, Eyewall
, which one reviewer called a "perfect summer beach read," was released in May 2011 and went on to become a number-one best seller in Amazon's Kindle Store. Plague
came out in September 2012, and won the 2014 EPIC eBook Award in the suspense/thriller category. Supercell
was published in late 2013 and became a best seller on Kindle as well as the winner of the 2015 EPIC eBook Award in the suspense thriller/category. Bernard’s fourth novel, and third in his "weather trilogy," Blizzard,
was released in February 2015 and was nominated for a 2016 Georgia Author of the Year award. Cascadia
will be released in July.
Before becoming a novelist, Bernard worked at The Weather Channel as a senior meteorologist for 13 years. Prior to that, he served as a weather officer in the U.S. Air Force for over three decades. He attained the rank of colonel and received, among other awards, the Legion of Merit, and served two tours in Vietnam. He's a native of Oregon and earned a bachelor's degree in atmospheric science at the University of Washington in Seattle. Bernard is president of the Southeastern Writers Association, as well as a member of International Thriller Writers, the Atlanta Writers Club, and Willamette Writers. He and his wife Christina live in Roswell, GA, along with their fuzzy and sometimes over-active Shih-Tzu, Stormy. Visit him at www.buzzbernard.com