Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of six novels, including, "The Life We Bury," "The Shadows We Hide" and his latest release, "Nothing More Dangerous." He is the recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award (Left Coast Crime) and Silver Falchion Award. He has been a finalist for the Edgar Award, Thriller Award and Anthony Award. His books have been translated into 26 languages and his novel, "The Life We Bury," is in development for a feature film. He lives with his wife, Joely, in greater Minnesota where he recently retired after practicing criminal law for 25 years.