Jim Proebstle Jim Proebstle’s first two novels have received outstanding reviews from readers and industry professionals. They have been recognized with awards from the Eric Hoffer Award, the Indie Book Award, and the International Book Award.He and his wife, Carole, live in Deer Park, IL and call northern Minnesota home for the summer months.

Proebstle received his BA and MBA from Michigan State University and was honored as an outstanding alumni from the Eli Broad College of Business in 2001. He was fortunate enough to play on a National Championship football team in 1965 and earn academic honors. Jim and Carole are loyal Spartans.