William B. (Bill) Scott is the author of The Permit, a novel based on the murder of his son, Erik. He also coauthored Space Wars: The First Six Hours of World War III and the sequel, Counterspace: The Next Hours of World War III, with Michael J. Coumatos and William J. Birnes. A nonfiction book, Inside the Stealth Bomber: The B-2 Story, was written with Col. Rick Couch, a test pilot, who headed the B-2 test program.

Bill is currently writing Black Aura, a novel about highly classified aircraft flying at the Top Secret Groom Lake, Nevada, base.

Bill Scott saddles up for an F-4 Phantom flight