|About the Book|
Aaron Marc Stein was an American novelist. Born in New York City and educated at Princeton, Stein worked as a journalist in the 1920s and 1930s before becoming a full-time fiction writer. During WWII he worked for the Office of War Information and did Army work in Chinese and Japanese translation. Stein wrote under the pseudonyms of George Babgy (the Inspector Schmidt series) and Hampton Stone (stories about NY Assistant DA, Jeremiah Gibson). Under his own name Stein has created the archaeologist detectives Tim Mulligan and Elsie Mae Hunt, and the hard-bitten engineer Matt Erridge.