Hugo Uyttenhove has written three mystery/adventure novels based on an earlier screenplay he wrote for Writers Boot Camp in California. "The da Vinci Cloth" recently was featured by Global Summit House at the Frankfurt Book show and met with rave reviews. A fourth novel, set mostly in Egypt, features 18th dynasty personae and Nefertiti's family as the background of recovering a stolen statue. Publication is expected in the beginnning of 2021.
Together with members of the Carolina Arbors Sleuths Book Club, he has written three murder/mystery books with a third one being released in September of 2020. The trilogy is set in the a 55+ active retirement community.
He also put the stories he told to his grandchildren into a children's book title 'Little Ace and his Big Adventures.' This book was published in August of 2020.
Hugo Uyttenhove was born in Belgium and has lived in the USA for over forty years. After a one-year American Field Service scholarship, he returned stateside and graduated with a degree in Physics from Cortland College, and received a Masters and a Ph.D. in Systems Science at Binghamton University. After a ten year teaching career at the University of Eindhoven in The Netherlands, he returned with his family to the USA. While CEO of an Information Technology company specializing in data protection and management with offices in the USA and several European countries, he wrote several technical books.
His first mystery novel Grand Scale Larceny - The Heist of the Flemish Primitives was published in 2011. At that time he joined Writers Boot Camp to study script writing. He wrote several film scenarios as well as a TV-pilot, the latter based on the main character of his second and third novel. He is currently working on the adaptation of his father's World War II diary as a short story as well as on a play based on the first murder mystery novel.
He includes experiences from his travels to over thirty countries, his language skills and his passion for interesting historical facts and art. He currently resides in Durham, North Carolina with his wife.