About Rick

Rick Treon is a member of the International Thriller Writers, the Writers’ League of Texas and the Texas High Plains Writers. Prior to writing suspense novels and personal essays, Treon had a career in journalism that included reporting for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reporting and editing at the Amarillo Globe-News and serving as managing editor for The Kerrville Daily Times.

DEEP BACKGROUND is Rick’s first novel. It has received critical praise for its suspenseful, intelligent plot, its realistic dialogue and depiction of journalism, and thrilling conclusion.

Rick has been named a “new novelist to watch” by Lone Star Literary and will be speaking at ThrillerFest in New York this July.

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Praise for Rick’s work

  • “Anyone who picks up DEEP BACKGROUND will be keenly looking forward to another thrilling read.”

    The Big Thrill

  • “An intelligent, textured and taut thriller … Rick Treon hits a home run.

    Best Thrillers

  • “ …an impressive, realistic dark thriller with an unnerving conclusion that wisely leaves a pathway open for a follow-up novel. … Deep Background is entertaining and eye-opening reading, and Rick Treon is a new novelist to watch.”

    Lone Star Literary