Jeff Shelby is the national bestselling author of the Noah Braddock books (Killer Swell, Wicked Break and Liquid Smoke), a series that has been compared to the works of Robert Crais and Robert B. Parker. He is also the author of the stand alone thriller Thread of Hope and the humorous cozy mystery, Stay At Home Dead, written under the pen name Jeffrey Allen. A graduate of the University of California, Irvine, he teaches high school English and coaches high school basketball in the suburbs of Dallas, where he lives with his daughter. He is currently working on a sequel to Thread of Hope and the 4th Noah Braddock book, as well as a collection of short stories that will be available in February. You can find him on the web at www.jeffshelby.com. You can find him on Twitter @jeffshelby. And you can find him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JeffShelbyBooks.