Joseph Mark Brewer was born in Hamilton, Ohio, in 1957. He attended Wichita State University before enlisting in the Navy. He served as a journalist in Europe and Asia, then received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas, He has worked at publications in the U.S., Canada and Japan. Joe resides in Santa Barbara, California.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. I believe in the power of a good story. If my fans like my stories, that's heaven to me.
Who are your favorite authors?
My favorite authors range from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Raymond Chandler to Ken Follett and Nelson DeMille. And I enjoy reading John Irving, Anne Tyler and Anne Lamott.