Dr. Richard Jacob holds a PhD in Asian Economic Psychology from East Somerville University, where he was an instructor until 2003. He lives in Sherman, Connecticut, where he runs an e-commerce consulting business out of a spare bedroom in his home. Rev. Owen Thomas is an ordained Catholic priest, counselor, and celebrated crime novel author. His acclaimed series of Frank Stryver thrillers has sold nearly 43,000 copies to date, and one of these novels (Megapsycho) was translated into Korean. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Miami Beach.