Bio: Greg Clarkin is a former print and TV reporter turned mystery writer. While reporting, Clarkin covered business news and worked for outlets as varied as the New York Post and CNN. His writing has appeared in dozens of publications, including The New York Times and Men's Journal. Cold Open, A Sam North Mystery is his first novel, and the first in what he envisions to be a mystery series featuring cable news reporter Sam North. For more on Greg Clarkin, visit his blog at GregClarkin.com.