Bio: Peter Albano was born in Los Angeles, California and educated at the University of Southern California. With the exception of military service, he has lived his entire life in Southern California. A full-time writer since 1983, he is the author of fifteen novels. A widower, he lives on the Palos Verdes Peninsula with his daughter and her three sons. He finds time for daily weight training and tennis. Swimming is also a favorite recreation. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946, participating in some of the bloodiest landings in the Western Pacific. This background prepared him for the writing of his historical novels. No more authentic combat descriptions can be found in American letters. He is published in English, Japanese, Russian, and Hebrew.
Rodney and Nathan Higgins are of the same blood but they are destined to lead two very different lives. Rodney loves the life his father had worked for, living on New York's Fifth Avenue in all the luxury that comes with it. Nathan is a Marxist radical, opposed to all that is his brother. Rodney, following in his father's footsteps and defending his country on the sea, sails the Pacific for revenge on the Japanese after Pearl Harbor. Nathan, pushed into the war at the last minute, finds himself ... more info>>
Waves of Glory follows four British men of privilege watching the decimation of their generation in the trenches of the World War I battlefields. As the soldiers try to cope with blood, violence and death all around them, their world falls apart and nothing seems real except the overwhelming urgency of survival. The home front is no less compelling, as Albano illustrates the pain and uncertainty of waiting for the daily casualty lists that might include a brother, father, lover or husband. The e... more info>>