Carl went to Boston University majoring in Biomedical Engineering.  Carl graduated with a BS degree, and has since worked in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries.  He later graduated from Lehigh University with an MBA degree.  His debut novel, Two For Eternity, was published by Weaving Dreams Publishing, and his second novel, Blood Street, was published by True Grit Publishing.  His most recent novel, Reconquest: Mother Earth, was released in 2014 by Montag Press.  His short fiction has appeared in various publications such as Blood Reign Lit, Alien Skin, and Dark Eclipse.  He is a member of the Horror Writers Association and has attended the Penn Writers Conference.  You can visit his website at www.carlalves.com.