Michael Gerhartz, born in 1974, is a native German. During his time with the police, he followed his passion as a scuba instructor, before moving to Canada in 1999. Michael is now spending his time as a scuba instructor, tour guide, underwater photographer, and in the security industry, but also commits to scientific diving and environmental awareness. He resides with his wife and two dogs in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
Michael Gerhartz is the 6 time international award winning author of THIN ICE and DARK TIMES, both novels focusing around the young and adventurous Natascha and EuroSec Corporation. He has had book readings in major Canadian cities as well as in Germany and during the FEIS Literacy council. Prior writing novels, Michael’s articles and underwater images were published in several scuba magazines.