George D Shuman was raised on a cattle farm in the mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania. He worked for a time in the steel mills as a riveter before moving to Washington DC and joining the Metropolitan Police Department. Mr. Shuman held positions as a narcotics detective and was for a time commander of the training operations branch, retiring as a lieutenant from the Public Integrity Division responsible for investigating government corruption. For the next decade Mr. Shuman held executive positions in the luxury resort business in both Montauk New York and Nantucket Massachusetts.
He now lives in Georgia where he writes full time.