Jordan Petrarca(1981) was born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He moved to Erie, Pennsylvania as a kid where he currently lives with his wife and twin girls. His first published book, "The Sprite Thief" is a fantasy/adventure story inspired by his love for fantasy stories and video games. His second novel, "Blood and Roses" combines the genres of Organized Crime and Fantasy, which was inspired by mafia films and books such as "The Godfather", and the Final Fantasy video game series. Jordan is an avid reader and writer of many genres, and has also published his screenplay, "Middle Town".