D.W. Hardin has experience in the field of law enforcement and as registered nurse. He draws upon his prior experience to write. In a joint decision, his wife, Carmen, and he decided it was time for him to follow his lifelong dream to write. His debut novel was Hidden and Imminent Dangers followed by A Time to Lie. He enjoys making furniture as a hobby. He and his wife live in Louisville, Kentucky. They have two grown sons.