A. Dudley Johnson, Jr. spent several weeks every summer, when he was a child, at his grandmother’s house in Keene Valley with his family. Later in life, he attended Emerson College in Boston. He became a television writer and producer for “Diff’rent Strokes” and “Webster.” Dudley is a member of the Writers Guild of America. He went on to produce computer and video games for Disney for many years. Dudley lives in Altadena, California, with his husband, Barry. This is his first novel.