Michael Goodspeed has had a lengthy career as an Army officer as well as having been a video producer and worked in the telecommunications industry. He has degrees in English Literature and History, Business Administration, and Strategic Studies. He has lived and worked across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He is the author of numerous articles for scholarly journals and newspapers and has had four books published: two social histories and two historical novels. His most recent novel, Dead Spy Cold Grave is an historical espionage thriller set in the early days of the Cold War. He divides his time between Toronto and a lake in Northern Ontario.