Once a literary wunderkind, author Kip Weiler now teaches creative writing at Brixton County Community College - a third-rate school in a rural mining town. But when he saves his class from a potential blood-bath, he is initiated by two of his students into a cult-like group that worships the essential nature of handguns, and rekindles his long-absent creative spark.
Reed Farrel Coleman is a three-time recipient of the Shamus Award for Best Detective Novel of the Year and is a two-time Edgar Award nominee, amongst other awards for his twelve novels. He co-wrote the acclaimed novel Tower with Ken Bruen, which is currently in development as a feature film. His books have been translated into seven languages. Reed is an adjunct professor at Hofstra University. He lives with his family on Long Island.