Troy Carrol Bucher has served over twenty-eight years in the U.S. Army, where his assignments have taken him to three wars and places like Turkey, Albania, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Korea. His travels allow him to tap into a lifetime of experience working with diverse cultures and peoples, bringing multiethnic customs and realism with a distinct military flavor to his Science Fiction and Fantasy writing.
Over the course of his career he has served as a Battalion Commander, the Professor of Military Science at Oklahoma State University, a Brigade Deputy Commander, a Battalion Executive Officer, a Company Commander at the U.S. Army Office Candidate School, and both a Battery Commander and Platoon Leader in the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. He also served as an enlisted Soldier for nine years before commissioning as an Officer.
Troy holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and is a graduate of Seton Hill University’s MFA in Writing Popular Fiction program. Before traveling the world for Uncle Sam, he spent his childhood traipsing around the Verde Valley in Arizona.
Troy's first novel, a coming of age, epic fantasy, will be released in August, 2019, by DAW; he is the co-editor of "The Razor's Edge," science fiction and fantasy stories of insurgency by ZNB, LLC; and he has published multiple short stories. He is represented by Ms. Jennie Goloboy at the Donald Maass Literary Agency
|Speculative Fiction Novels (1)|
2019 Lies of Descent (The Fallen God's War, #1)
(fantasy > high fantasy)