Jeff Somers

Jeff Somers was born in Jersey City, New Jersey; they have yet to name anything after him. He has published six novels, five of which (the Avery Cate series) people have actually read. He's also published dozens of short stories, including "Ringing the Changes", which was included in The Best American Mystery Stories 2006 edited by Scott Turow. He maintains a blog at where he sometimes reveals terrible secrets and then has to buy everyone's silence.