Meet the Author: SEAN VOGEL
Sean Vogel is the author of three middle-grade novels in the Jake McGreevy Series: Celtic Run, Chicago Bound, and Paris Secrets.
Growing up in a small town in Michigan during the 1980s, Sean was provided with an excellent garden for cultivating his writing career. With only a few simplistic video games and three television channels, he became an accomplished daydreamer and a creative outside adventurer.
Sean grew up a son of a garbage truck driver, and Sean often received gently used items from his father’s route. With a bit of imagination and a little tinkering, these items were reborn as tools for battles against backyard bandits. These childhood experiences would later serve as the foundation and inspiration for Jake McGreevy’s gadgetry expertise. Seeking his own adventures, Sean joined the Army via an ROTC scholarship at Colorado State University. Living in Germany for several years gave him the opportunity to travel extensively in Europe. During his time in the Army, he served in the Field Artillery and Signal Corp, rising to the rank of Captain and receiving the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Iraq.
Sean Vogel started drafting novels during downtime while stationed in Iraq. He always said a pen is easier to carry than a guitar. But he soon fell in love with the frustrating yet satisfying science called writing. Sean has been hard at work ever since. When he’s not helping Jake get out of tangles, Sean is a department manager for a large aerospace company. He lives in Denver with his wife and two daughters and their two dachshunds. Visit his website.