About the Author
John Hamilton lives in a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife, three lovely daughters, and a little black dog named Charlie. Night Touch is his first novel. John is also a bestselling author of children's nonfiction. His work includes books on fantasy & folklore, the national parks, and pirates. Lewis & Clark: Adventures West (Sparrow Media Group) was named a finalist at the 17th Annual Minnesota Book Awards in 2005. In 2008, John won a Golden Duck Award for excellence in children's science fiction literature, for a 12-book series called The World of Science Fiction (Abdo Publishing). John's hobbies include researching Great Lakes lighthouses, the subject of his next novel, a young adult thriller. He can be found most summers hiking along Minnesota's North Shore. He is also an award-winning photojournalist and nature photographer.