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. In addition to being a voiceover artist, he writes fiction. Death at the Cloisters is his fourth Matthew Hogan mystery, following up on Death on Broadway, Death Beneath the Streets, and Death in Central Park. He is now busy completing two more novels: the fifth in the Matthew Hogan Mystery series, Death Inside Diamond Head, and a contemporary comedy, Unbearable. Mase has two grown children and two young grandchildren who live in the Washington, D.C. area, and he lives with his wife in Putnam County, New York. He has traveled extensively, having visited all 50 of the United States and more than 20 other countries. Visit his website at www.randolphmase.com.