James Barney is a trial lawyer in Washington, DC and a former submarine officer. His debut novel, THE GENESIS KEY, was nominated for the Best First Novel Award by the International Thriller Writers Association. His second novel, THE JOSHUA STONE, will be released by HarperCollins on October 8, 2013. More information can be found at www.jamesbarney.com. Facebook: www.facebook.com/authorjamesbarney.