Lawrence Kelter is the bestselling author of the Stephanie Chalice Mystery Series. A resident New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn and residing on Long Island. He ften uses Manhattan and Long Island as backdrops for his tories. He is the uthor of three novels featuring street savvy NYPD detective, Stephanie Chalice: Do n't Close Your Eyes, Ransom Beach, and most recently, The Brain Vault. Early in his career, he received direction from bestselling novelist Nelson DeMille, who put pencil to paper to assist in the editing of his third ook. He as also a member of th private writing workshop led by the late soap opera legend and AFTRA president, Ann Loring. His storie are quickly paced and routinely have a twist ending.