Driven by a lifelong passion for military and religious history, Bruce Gardner researches and writes creatively about the impact of major wars on the lives and faith experiences of everyday people. Retired from a thirty-year career in national aerospace and defense systems engineering, Bruce is actively involved in church and community volunteer work. He lives with his family in northern California. He is the award-winning author of the epic historical novel, Hope of Ages Past.
Eye for Glory, his second set during the American Civil War, is planned for release in fall 2020.

 
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The Not-So-Short Version

Bruce Gardner was born and raised in Maryland. During his high school and college years, he performed as lead singer for The NoWhere Men, one of the Washington, DC area’s top rock bands during the late ’60s and early ’70s. He earned his PhD in aerospace engineering at Stanford University, then went on to pursue a thirty-year career as an engineering manager and director of training for a national aerospace and defense consulting company.  

Driven by a lifelong passion for military and religious history, Bruce researches and writes creatively about the lives and faith experiences of everyday people. Now retired, he lives in northern California where, in addition to writing, he is actively involved in church and community volunteer work, advanced placement math tutoring, recreational biking, and travel. He has been married to his wife, Nancy, for forty-four years and is a proud father and grandfather. 

Bruce is the award-winning author of the epic historical novel, Hope of Ages Past. Eye for Glory, his second novel set during the American Civil War, is planned for release in fall 2020.