Mark Mellon is a novelist who supports his family by working as an attorney. Short fiction by Mark has recently appeared inSuspense Magazine, Yellow Mama, and Thuglit. Four novels and over fifty short stories have been published in the USA, UK, and Ireland. A novella, Escape From Byzantium, won the 2010 Independent Publisher Silver Medal for F/SF. A website featuring Mark’s writing is at www.mellonwritesagain.com.