Matt Coyle has a degree in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He’s taken detours into the restaurant business, the golf business, and the sports collectible business. His first novel, YESTERDAY'S ECHO, won the Anthony Award-Best First Novel, San Diego Book Award for Best Published Mystery and the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Silver Award. NIGHT TREMORS and DARK FISSURES are the second and installments in his Rick Cahill crime series. Matt lives in San Diego with his yellow Lab, Angus.