John Altman lives in Princeton, New Jersey with his wife and children.
He was born in 1969 in White Plains, New York, and has travelled to every continent, including Antarctica. A graduate of Harvard University, he is the author of four previous thrillers. His books have been published in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Poland, and the Netherlands. In addition to writing fiction, he has worked as a teacher, musician, and freelance writer.
He is a member of International Thriller Writers, the Mystery Writers of America and the International Association of Crime Writers.