Nick Vellis retired as a captain after thirty years in law enforcement. He served as an investigator, crime scene analyst, public information, and crime prevention officer. Following his retirement from public service, he began a second career in technology sales providing data analysis software to law enforcement, the military and industry until he retired a second time. What does a twice-retired cop/salesman do? Always a voracious reader and closet writer, Mr. Vellis enjoys time with his family in Florida and burns the midnight oil writing mysteries, thrillers and detective stories.