Jeffrey J. Mariotte has written more than 50 books, including supernatural thrillers Season of the Wolf, River Runs Red, Missing White Girl, and Cold Black Hearts; horror epic The Slab; thriller The Devil’s Bait; the Star Trek novel The Folded World, and many more. He also writes comic books and graphic novels, including the long-running horror/western series Desperadoes, Fade to Black, Zombie Cop, and others. He worked in comic book publishing for years, as VP of marketing for WildStorm Productions, senior editor for WildStorm Productions/DC Comics, and editor-in-chief for IDW Publishing. He lives in rural Southeastern Arizona, far away from almost everything. Learn more at jeffmariotte.com.