Tim Maleeny was
born in New Jersey, the second son of an organic chemist and a
After graduating from Dartmouth College with a degree in Computer Science, Tim attended Columbia Business School in a vain attempt to figure out what he wanted to do when he grew up. Deciding it might be better to forestall growing up altogether, Tim pursued a career in advertising.
But after years of claustrophobic conference rooms and endless meetings, Tim began to daydream of murder and mayhem. Rather than act out his impulses, he figured it would be more socially acceptable to write them down. His clients and colleagues greatly appreciated his restraint and have been incredibly supportive of his writing ever since.
Tim was a resident of Manhattan for a number of years but has traveled all over the world. Today he lives in San Francisco with his beautiful wife and two lovely daughters.