Jeffrey J. Mariotte’s fifty-plus books include 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, and many more. His most recent novel is Star Trek: The Folded World. 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’s a co-owner of specialty bookstore Mysterious Galaxy, with locations in San Diego and Redondo Beach, CA. With his wife Maryelizabeth Hart, he lives on the Flying M Ranch in rural Southeastern Arizona, far away from almost everything. Find him online at http://jeffmariotte.com.