Known for such acclaimed crime, mystery, and suspense novels as Zero Signal of Murder, The Body fat Innkeeper, and Multiple Wounds, this California-born writer received the The Lefty Award, aswell as Anthony and Macavity Award nominations. After their studies at the College or university of California-San Diego, he proved helpful in hospitality for just two years. In his free time, he had written his books and published many pieces in journals. His debut book, No Indication of Murder, was presented with a rave review in THE BRAND NEW York Moments. The son of the Navy officer-turned-mayor, he was raised in Sunnyvale and La Jolla, California, aswell as in a nutshell Hills, NJ. He and his wife Laura became parents to sons called Luke and Hart also to a daughter called Brooke. He and fellow secret writer Jack port Vance had been both delivered in California.