Andy is a bestselling and award winning author whose books include the upcoming Split City, the first in a new inspirational amateur sleuth mystery series; the #1 bestselling private eye novel A Witness Above and the Shamus Award-winning Frank Pavlicek series; the techno thriller trilogy Dragonflies; along with the critically-acclaimed suspense thrillers Record Of Wrongs and The Blue Hallelujah. Featured by Publishers Weekly among a group of "rising stars" in crime fiction, he is also a past finalist for the Agatha Award and the Anthony Award.
Andy is a former college basketball player, a licensed falconer, and longtime husband and father. A three time Edgar Award for best novel judge, Andy is co-founder of the popular Crime Wave program at the annual Virginia Festival of the Book that each year brings together some of the top talent in the world of crime fiction. Rumor also has it that he hails from upstate New York, where he often spent Sunday afternoons, growing up, bowling with his parents and identical twin brother.