John Cheney began his career in film, writing and directing several short films that have played at festivals across the United States and in Europe. Born and raised in Michigan, John has spent several years living in Germany, England, and Los Angeles. He loves to travel, absorbing the culture and history of every place he encounters. His first novel, City of Spies, was published in 2014. John followed up with thriller The Apocalypse Men in 2015.