Steven Cooper is a freelance writer, video producer and the author of three previous novels. A former investigative reporter, Cooper's work has earned him multiple Emmy Awards and nominations, as well as a national Edward R. Murrow award and numerous honors from the Associated Press. He taught for five years in the English department at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Steven has lived a bit like a nomad, working TV gigs in New England, Arizona and Florida, and following stories around the globe. His latest book is "Desert Remains."