About the Author
Scott Shepherd has worked in television as a writer and producer for over twenty-five years. While studying as an undergraduate at Stanford, he developed one of the first courses on mystery and detective novels, which remains part of the curriculum. His television credits include "The Equalizer,” "Miami Vice,” "The Dead Zone,” "Quantum Leap,” for which he received an Emmy nomination, and "The Outer Limits,” for which he received a Cable Ace Award. Scott has collaborated with numerous best-selling novelists including Karin Slaughter, Harlan Coben, and Stephen King, whose novel The Colorado Kid was the basis for the current SyFy hit "Haven.” In addition to his television work, Scott teaches writing at the prestigious graduate program of University of Texas, Austin. Scott lives in Los Angeles with his wife Holly.