T.B. Prince graduated from the University Of Washington in Seattle with a degree in geology in 1973. He was a geophysicist for the U.S. Geological Survey and other geological organizations for over thirty years. He has lived in Europe, Asia, and Africa for several years. All his children were born in Africa. He is an avid reader and enjoys sci-fi and mystery novels. His favorite sci-fi authors are James Blish, A.E. Van Vogt, Douglas Adams, and Orson Scott Card. His favorite mystery writers are John D. Macdonald, Robert Parker, Ruth Rendell, and Tony Hillerman. Last good non-fiction book read; I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No one Can Pay, by John Lanchester. His ideal way to spend time: taking grand kids to Chucky Cheese. He and his wife Sheila currently live in Copperfield., a suburb of northwest Houston, Texas.