Chuck Logan is an author of crime drama and veteran of the Vietnam War, who lives with his wife and daughter in Stillwater, Minnesota. He is best known for his series of novels featuring the character Phil Broker, an ex-Minnesota police officer and ex soldier. Logan's novels include Hunter's Moon, Absolute Zero, Vapor Trail, Homefront, and After the Rain. His novel Homefront was adapted into a feature film of the same name by Millennium Entertainment. Sylvester Stallone wrote the screenplay and Gary Fleder directed. Jason Statham played the lead character, Phil Broker, while James Franco portrayed Gator, the primary antagonist. Winona Ryder also co-starred.