— USA Today bestselling author Heather Young
Rick Treon writes about life and death in the Lone Star State. His thriller LET THE GUILTY PAY was nominated for the 2021 Silver Falchion Award for Best Suspense Novel and DIVIDED STATES was named a finalist for a 2022 Silver Falchion Award in the thriller category. Divided States was also nominated for a 2021 Best Thriller Book Award, and his debut novel, DEEP BACKGROUND, won the PenCraft Award for Literary Excellence in Suspense.
Before making up stories, he worked as a reporter and top editor for several newspapers in Texas, where he still lives and writes.