Tom Minder lives in southern New Jersey, with his wife Paula. He is a member of the South Jersey Writers' Group and The Writers’ Coffeehouse. His short story Burning for Rehoboth was included in the Beach Nights anthology from Cat & Mouse Press, 2016 (Judge’s Award). His anthology Chronicles of Sam was published December 2017 by Digiterra Publishing. His first novel, The Long Harbor Testament, was published on January 2017, and his second The House Always Wins was published in October 2018 by Black Rose Writing.