R.S. Guthrie grew up in Iowa and Wyoming. He has been writing fiction, essays, short stories, and lyrics since college. "Black Beast: A Detective Bobby Mac Thriller (Volume 1)" marked Guthrie's first major release and it heralded the first in the Detective Bobby Mac Thriller series. Guthrie's "Blood Land" is the first in the James Pruett Mystery series, set in a fictional town in Wyoming where he spent much of his childhood. The sequel, “Money Land” released at the end of 2012 and “Honor Land” follows. Guthrie lives in the Colorado Rockies with his wife, Amy, three young Australian Shepherds, and a Chihuahua who thinks she is a 40-pound Aussie! Readers can catch up with what's new with the author at his official site, http://www.rsguthrie.com, discussions related to writing and other topics at his blog, Rob on Writing (http://robonwriting.com), or at his showcase of authors giving back to causes at the Read A Book Make A Difference (RABMAD) website (http://RABMAD.com/authors).