Lamar Cook is from Southside Alabama, a small southern town located on the banks of the Coosa River in north Alabama. Southside is part of the Gadsden Metropolitan area. Lamar graduated from Southside High School and attended Gadsden Business College. He currently resides in the hometown of his wife Sheila, in Florence, Alabama. His imagination and creativity is the perfect combination for contributing to his passion for writing novels as well as screenplays and short stories.