Griffin spent his youth in four different countries, learning three languages, and burning all his bridges. Finally settled in Northern California with a day job as a police officer in a major metropolitan department, he lives the good life with his lovely wife, crazy-smart daughter, and needy dog. 1636: Mission to the Mughals, co-authored with Eric Flint, is his first novel. He has three short stories set in different universes out in 2019, two in anthologies from Baen Books: A Goddess in Red appears in Noir Fatale and Alpha Gamers in Voices of The Fall. Crate 88 appears in Chuck Gannon's Lost Signals Anthology.