Rick Riordan is the author of six previous Tres Navarre novels--Big Red Tequila, winner of the Shamus and Anthony Awards; The Widower's Two-Step, winner of the Edgar Award; The Last King of Texas; The Devil Went Down to Austin; Southtown; and Mission Road. He is also the author of the acclaimed thriller Cold Springs and the young adult novel The Lightning Thief. Rick Riordan lives with his family in San Antonio, Texas.
"If not the king of texas crime writing, Rick Riordan is certainly among the princes!"--Denver Post "A heady nightcap of sass and suspense with a twist of mayhem."--Austin Chronicle "Sarcastic humor, memorable characters, and spectacular action scenes round out a spellbinding adventure."--Library Journal