BRIAN KEENE is the author of over twenty-five books, including Castaways, Ghost Walk, Dark Hollow, Kill Whitey, Unhappy Endings, Dead Sea, and many more. He also writes comic books for Marvel Comics and others. Several of his novels and stories have been optioned for film, one of which, The Ties That Bind, premiered in 2009. Also in 2009, another of his novels was adapted for the stage. The winner of two Bram Stoker awards, Keene’s work has been praised in such diverse places as The New York Times, The History Channel, The Howard Stern Show, CNN.com, Publisher’s Weekly, Fangoria Magazine, and Rue Morgue Magazine. Keene lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, son, dog, and cat. You can communicate with him online at www.briankeene.com.