William F. Lee is a retired Marine Officer and a former business executive of EDS. His Corps career spanned twenty years, two wars, and included nine personal decorations which include the Legion of Merit with V; Bronze Star with V; Purple Heart; Meritorious Achievement Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Navy Commendation Medal; Republic of Vietnam (RVN) Cross of Gallantry with Palm; and the RVN Honor Medal First Class. In addition, five unit citations. After another twenty year career, he retired from business as Director, EDS International Human Resources. He's published six prior novels, two winning Book of the Year awards from the NTBF in 2007 and 2008. These were The Light Side of Damnation and The Boys in Blue White Dress. His short story, Reincarnation of Bernarr was published in the anthology, Patchwork Path: Dad's Bowtie. Once Upon a Nightmare was his next novel. He followed this with two more novels published by Sunbury Press, Inc., Home is a Long Time Ago and Ded Reckoning.
He was a long time member of the Lesser North Texas Writer's Group; Writer's Guild of Texas (WGT); Military Writer's Society of American (MWSA).
He continues his membership with the Military Officers Association of American (MOAA) and he is a Founding Director of the Iwo Jima Memorial Flags Foundation; and a member of the 8th and "I" Reunion Association.
He lives in an Independent Senior Living Facility, The Conservatory, in Plano, Texas. His wife, JoAnn or affectionately, Jodi, passed away in August of 2016 after more than 61 years of marriage. She is the motivation behind this work, as she has been for all others. Their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren live nearby.