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General Information

Name:  Karl Hoepfner  

Pen Name: Karl Boyd

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1936 in Bartonville, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Karl was born and raised in a suburb of Peoria, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Karl is a retired US Air Force Master Sergeant. Much of his writing is taken from personal experiences while serving with the military in such locations as Bermuda, Iceland, Saudi Arabia and Hawaii, plus the Middle and Far East. Karl and his wife, Carol, now reside on the Gulf Coast of Texas where he enjoys fishing and writing. Nine years ago, at the age of 65, Karl began writing

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