Jerry Hirst (1943-2010) has been writing all his life, but these two works are his first public offerings. Hirst is a native Californian who has made his home in Utah for the last 40 plus years. His technical experience comes from twenty years as a business analyst and technical writer. Hirst served over 11 years in the military intelligence community. He also brings a lifetime of experience in the Mormon culture and has served in many leadership positions in the Church. Hirst’s first book, My View, is a collection of earlier talks, articles, and poems on gospel subjects. The second book, Sliding, is an exciting NEW future vision novel of last days LDS fiction.