About the Author



New York Times best-selling author Lewis Perdue's twenty published books have sold more than 4 million copies and have been translated into every major language in the world along with more than a dozen other tongues.

Of his twenty published books, fifteen are thrillers and the remaining five cover wine, technology, and how porn has driven the technology and business model of the World Wide Web.

Perdue studied physics and biology in college and usually works those into his books. He received his B.S. (1972) with distinction from Cornell University and graduated sixth in his class.

He has served on the faculties at UCLA and Cornell University, founded four companies including two technology firms, a wine company and a magazine, and been a top aide to a U.S. Senator and a state governor.

He has also run political races for Congress, worked as a Washington (D.C) correspondent (Ottaway/Dow-Jones, States News Service), a columnist for Gannett, The Wall Street Journal Online, CBS Marketwatch and TheStreet.Com. He also writes book reviews for Barron's.

Perdue's interests include: Running, mountain biking, backpacking, reading, and home improvement. Among his favorite movies are: The Matrix, MIB, In the Heat of the Night, To Kill a Mockingbird, Enemy of the State, and Pelican Brief.

His musical taste (or lack thereof) runs the gamut of: Warren Zevon, Mozart, ZZ Top, Boston, Eagles, Billy Idol, Heart, Queen, Robert Johnson, B.B. King, Skip James, and Eric Clapton,

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