Darran M. Handshaw is the author of The Engineer, his debut novel. His short story, The Machine in the Mountain, follows another one of Actaeon's adventures in the shattered city of Redemption. It can be found in the Scifi Roundtable's The Quantum Soul anthology.
In addition to writing, Darran works as an R&D Engineer at a technology company. There he designs and invents new products - he holds more than 15 patents in firefighting and data capture. Darran also volunteers as a firefighter and EMT with his local fire department, where was recently elected as an Assistant Fire Chief. Darran hails from Long Island, NY, where he lives with his wife, Stefanie, and son, Corwin, who fill his life with love, wisdom, and endless adventures.