About the Author
William Lashner is the New York Times bestselling author of The Barkeep, The Accounting, Fatal Flaw, and eight other novels. He is also the creator of Victor Carl, whom Booklist called one of the mystery novel’s “most compelling, most morally ambiguous characters.” The eight Victor Carl novels have been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages. The ninth Victor Carl novel, Bagmen, will be released in 2014.
Writing under the pseudonym of Tyler Knox, Lashner is the author of Kockroach, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice described as “roaringly entertaining” by Publishers Weekly and as “an energetic tour de force” by USA Today. As Tyler Knox, he has also written a number of reviews for the Washington Post Book World.
Lashner was a prosecutor with the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, before quitting the law to write full-time. A graduate of New York University School of Law, as well as the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he lives with his wife, his three children, and his dog, Chase Muttley, outside Philadelphia.