Adam James Jones was born in Denver and raised in South Park, Colorado. He received a BA from the University of Northern Colorado and an MA from Western New Mexico University. He is the author of the novels The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa (2014 Gale-Cengage) and Daughter of the Dark World (TBA). His short fiction and essays have appeared in numerous publications, among them Wild West, Weber, and Backpacker Magazine (2019). Adam is also a filmmaker and in winter 2019 his film Hatchlings enters production in Durango, CO. Currently he is at work on this third novel, the first in a planned fantasy series called Nursing Home of the Gods. Adam lives in New Mexico with his wife, the actress Catharine E. Jones, and their pug Tobey.