Nw York Times best-selling author David L. Robbins has written 15 novels, four professionally produced plays, and, in 2018, was named one of two most influential literary artists in the Commonwealth of Virginia for the past 50 years by the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Robbins lives and writes in his hometown of Richmond, VA, and teaches advanced creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University. His new historical mystery thriller, Trans-Mongolian Express, is a sweeping tale set on the longest railway in the world, spanning the face of Asia during the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident in 1986.