Robert (Bob) Bailor is a retired philosophy professor, mental health therapist and chemical addictions counselor. He has published four other books. Two are in the field of philosophy; one is in the field of chemical addiction counseling. The fourth book, Through Fire to Faith, is the first novel of a trilogy followed by Through Horror to Hope. Additionally, Bob has presented talks at national conferences and local seminars on spirituality, counseling family members of addicts/alcoholics and enhancing professional counseling skills. His passions are his faith, his family and his writing. Bob lives in Westerville, OH with his wife, Mary Rose. He has three grown children and three grandchildren.