Eric Rickstad is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of the mystery novel THE SILENT GIRLS, the #1 Nook and #1 Kindle novel heralded as intelligent and profound, dark, disturbing, and heartbreaking. Coming soon, the sequel to THE SILENT GIRLS, THE NAMES OF DEAD GIRLS (MacMillan, September, 2017). His first novel REAP was a New York Times Noteworthy Novel. LIE IN WAIT is his latest book from Harper Collins. He lives in his home state of Vermont with his lovely wife and daughter.