Mark Terry is a freelance writer, editor, and novelist. Mark is the author of two previous Derek Stillwater novels, The Devil’s Pitchfork and The Serpent’s Kiss, both of which were translated into French, German, and Slovak. He is also the author of a standalone novel, Dirty Deeds, and a collection of mystery novellas entitled Catfish Guru. He has written hundreds of articles that have appeared in dozens of publications, typically focused on medicine, healthcare, or biotechnology. An active member of International Thriller Writers, Mark regularly contributes to the ITW’s monthly newsletter and, in 2008, served as a judge for the Thriller Award. He is also a member of Mystery Writers of America.Mark Terry lives in Michigan with his wife, two sons, and a chocolate Lab named Frodo. When not writing, Mark studies sanchin-ryu karate, lifts weights, bikes, runs, and kayaks.