Randolph Mase was born in New York City and lived his earlier years in the metropolitan area, graduating from West Point up the Hudson River. By day, he is a corporate training manager, which he?s been for more than 20 years; by morning and night, he writes fiction. Nathan Hale is his fourth novel; his previously published novels are the first three in the Matthew Hogan Mystery series, Death on Broadway, Death Beneath the Streets, and Death in Central Park. He is now busy completing two more novels: the fourth in the Matthew Hogan Mystery series, Death in The Cloisters, and a contemporary comedy, Unbearable. Mase lives with his wife in Putnam County, New York. His website is www.randolphmase.com.