Apex, North Carolina (original from NJ via CO via PA)
Rick Bylina has written three unpublished mystery novels and lives in Apex, NC in a house he designed and built. When not writing, he enjoys reading, gardening, and fishing. he views his meandering career path (stock boy, hotline volunteer, truck driver, Vietnam-era veteran, disk jockey, technical writer, project manager, and more) and inquisitive nature as key elements in creating his fiction. Raised in New Jersey, he is a 1980 graduate of Mansfield University, PA, has published several Internet articles on writing, and received the Gary Provost Scholarship for the 2006 Writers Retreat Workshop.
The Crossing, Ironweed, Animal Dreams,Poisonwood Bible, Madame Bovary, Light in August, Stones From The River, The DaVinci Code (throw all the stones you want), Corelli's Mandolin, the first Harry Potter book (so fresh).