Ken Merkley is a retired senior military officer, political science lecturer, government financial analyst, management trainer and company CEO. He lives in Metchosin, British Columbia, with his wife Bernadette. Ken is the author of Ending the Waiting Game: Increasing Kidney Transplants in Canada, which explains how a kidney patient can improve their chances of receiving a quicker than average transplant, as well as how they can advocate with supporters to increase organ donor and kidney transplants in Canada. He has also written the Tim Murphy Mystery series, which includes The Raid, Heavy Traffic, Uncommon Complaints, Other People's Money and Murder Has Three R's. When not writing, Ken can be found on the Royal Colwood Golf Course.