Dave Zeltserman was born in Boston and educated at the University of Colorado. A former software engineer, he is the award-winning author of crime, mystery and horror fiction. His crime novels SMALL CRIMES and PARIAH were both named by the Washington Post as best books of the year with SMALL CRIMES also being named by National Public Radio as one of the top 3 crime and mystery novels of 2008, his horror novel, THE CARETAKER OF THE LORNE FIELD, was short listed by the American Library Association for best horror novel of 2010 and was a Black Quill nominee, and his mystery fiction is regulaly published by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and has won Shamus, Derringer, and Ellery Queen's Readers Choice awards.
Dave's novels have been translated to German, French, Italian, Dutch, Lithuanian and Thai. His novels OUTSOURCED and A KILLER'S ESSENCE have both been optioned for film.
He and his wife live in the Boston area.