Greg Bardsley is a former newspaper reporter who covered night crime, homicide and gangs in the San Francisco Bay Area for five years. Since then he has worked as an editor, speechwriter and producer. As a ghostwriter, his work appeared in a variety of publications, including Newsweek, USA Today and Financial Times. His pulp fiction has appeared in DEMOLITION and is forthcoming in PULP PUSHER. These days, he is making final changes to his first crime novel, UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS. ... He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two young sons.