Steve is a retired business executive and freelance sports journalist. He loves to write cozy mysteries, though his first book was non-fiction. Steve interviewed thirty of the top poker players in the world for Phil Hellmuth's book, Deal Me In. Steve has also written a Dan Maddock novel with David Wood (Devil's Face) and a Blake Crouch's Wayward Pines novel called Unspoken. Steve lives in Seattle and enjoys spending time with his wife of 41 years, his two children and his two grandchildren. He can often be found playing classic rock on his acoustic guitar.