Dallas Barnes is a former LAPD homicide detective. A Man in Heat is his seventh novel. He writes with an unparalleled authenticity that can only come from those who have carried a gun and worn a badge. A novelist and screenwriter, Dallas has written nearly two hundred hours of primetime drama. His writings have been nominated for Emmy’s as well as the famed Edgar Alan Poe Award, an Image Award and the Humanitas Prize. As writer and producer of the acclaimed historical drama, America, You’re Too Young to Die, Dallas became the only writer, outside White House staff, to write for then President Ronald Reagan. His novels have been published in seven countries.