Matt Miksa is the author of Amazon #1 Bestseller 13 Days to Die and the forthcoming Don't Get Close. He is a former FBI intelligence analyst who helped prevent foreign spies from stealing America's secrets. Today, he writes espionage thrillers that blend history, politics, and science. Matt holds a graduate degree in China Studies from Columbia University and has spent time living in Beijing. He is Senior Director of Brand Strategy at one of the world’s largest advertising agencies.