I am an American novelist and essayist.I am the author of Paper Puzzle and Justice in the Round:Essays on the American Jury System.I have won awards as a journalist and was once a an awarding winning trial lawyer. I am back to my second love of writing. My first love is baseball. My first novel "Paper Puzzle," was released in the fall of 2009 in the southern literary fiction genre. I live in Atlanta and write in the Great Smokey Mountains.