About Allan K. Patch:
Retired USN Captain Allan Patch grew up in Plymouth, Mass where he developed a
fascination with the heritage of our nation. Adding sciences to his interest in history,
Allan earned a BS in biology from Boston College and a DMD from Tufts University. He
then spent over two decades in the Navy, deployed in both Navy hospitals and in active
duty with the Marine Corps; and entered private dental practice while serving in the
While building his practice, Dr. Patch expanded his interests to Greek and Roman
history; which provided fertile ground for his fiction writing. He is a board member of
the Friends of Classics at San Diego State University.
Passage At Delphi is the first novel in a series exploring the confluence of the past,
present, and future with ordinary people tossed into extraordinary situations. Delphi’s
Chosen continues the adventure.. but now the characters are volunteers rather than
victims. He invites readers along for the thrilling ride and explores the difference
between heroism and celebrity in the context of past and present culture.