John Shepphird is a Shamus Award-winning author and writer/director of TV movies.
The Art of Deception is a theme commonly found in his crime fiction.
Available from Down & Out Books, THE SHILL and KILL THE SHILL -- page-turning crime novellas inspired by noir master James M. Cain.
August 15th marks the anticipated release for the third in the trilogy BEWARE THE SHILL.
John has been a finalist for both the Anthony Award and the hardboiled category for the Freddie Award for Writing Excellence.