Philip Vernon was born in South Carolina. He holds a PhD in immunology and published science before turning his hand to publishing suspense and domestic noir. His debut WHEN YOU FIND ME — a twisting Southern Gothic psychological suspense — will be released Fall 2018 from Crooked Lane Books of NYC. Apart from spinning tales of dark secrets or terror in suburbia, Philip is an active member of IFWA and ARWA. He lives in Alberta with his partner and two wily dogs. He is represented by literary agent Chris Bucci of CookeMcDermid in Toronto.