Mel Ayton received his master's degree in history from Durham University, is a former Fulbright Teacher, deputy headmaster, and college lecturer, and lives in County Durham, England. He is also the author of The Forgotten Terrorist: Sirhan Sirhan, and the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and, in a review for the Guardian newspaper, he was described as "…one of the few analysts who has fully grasped (the RFK assassination's) Middle East connection.” Ayton has appeared in documentaries produced by the National Geographic Channel ("CIA Secret Experiments", 2008) and the Discovery Channel ("CIA Mind Control" 2006, "Conspiracy Test: The Robert Kennedy Assassination" 2008).
"I picked up this book, boy, it's fascinating!" - Eric Bolling, Hannity
"Readers who pick up Hunting the President will take away much they didn't know before about many who've stalked presidents with murder in mind." - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Editorial Writer Alan Wallace
"I love the book...it's a great read." - Peter Boyles, The Peter Boyles Show
"The stories behind (attempts on the president's lives) are really interesting. [Hunting The President] is a really fascinating book." - Janet Mefferd, The Janet Mefferd Show.
"(Mel Ayton) has done a lot of research. It's a fascinating book...a terrific story." - Rob Schilling, The Schilling Show
The only book of its kind and certainly the best book of its kind...A fascinating and very important book which I heartily recommend... it’s easy to figure out why Mel Ayton’s writing has drawn nearly universal praise in the past and for his present volume Hunting The President... Even for people who know American history; even for people who have a special expertise in the history of presidential assassinations; you’re going to learn a great deal from (this) new book.” - Michael Medved, The Michael Medved Show