is the author of: By the Rivers of Babylon, Cathedral,
The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Charm School,
The Gold Coast, The General's Daughter,
Spencerville, Plum Island, The Lion's Game, Up
Country, Night Fall, Wild Fire, The Gate House,
The Lion and The Panther. He also co-authored
Mayday with Thomas Block and has contributed short stories, book
reviews, and articles to magazines and newspapers.