Barry Vass was born and raised in Ontario, California. He attended college in Pomona, California, and Honolulu, Hawaii, where he studied Business Economics. He moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, where he worked as a bartender in a well-known jazz club for several years, then relocated to Las Vegas, where he worked “behind the tables” in several major hotel-casinos. He currently lives in Lancaster, Ohio. This is his third novel.