J. Robert DiFulgo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Ridley High School he served in the United States Navy for 3 years, which included two tours of duty in Da Nang, Vietnam.
He holds an AA degree in Arts, a BA in History, an MA in Education as well as a Doctor of Arts in Community College Education from George Mason University, Fairfax . In 1976 he was appointed as an educator for Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia, where he taught Government and History until 2006.
His interests include: art, music, travel, research and gardening. He has a strong commitment to historical and geographical accuracy so as to validate the factual/historical events in the novel and incorporate them into a mystery. He now resides in McLean, Northern Virginia and divides his time between Virginia and Europe.
Visit him online at www.jrobertdifulgo.com