Shelly Frome is a member of Mystery Writers of America, a professor of dramatic arts emeritus at the University of Connecticut, a former professional actor, a writer of crime novels and books on theater and film. He is also a features writer for Gannett Media. His fiction includesSun Dance for Andy Horn, Lilac Moon, Twilight of the Drifter, Tinseltown Riff,and Murder Run. Among his works of non-fiction areThe Actors Studioand texts on the art and craft of screenwriting and writing for the stage.Moon Games ishis latest foray into the world of crime and the amateur sleuth. He lives in Black Mountain, North Carolina.