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Ken Vanderpool is a life-long fan of Crime Suspense and Thriller fiction who began to write his own in 2006 following an eye-opening medical procedure and an intimate encounter with his mortality.

Ken is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. He has also graduated from the Metropolitan Nashville Citizen Police Academy, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Citizen Academy and has three times attended the Writers Police Academy where authors in his genre are taught the essentials of law enforcement, investigation and forensics by active police officers, criminalists and veterans from city and state police as well as FBI, ATF and the U.S. Secret Service.

Ken is currently at work on his fifth novel in the Music City Murders series, BACKGROUND MUSIC, due out in 2022.

Ken has spent his entire life in Middle Tennessee and proudly professes,

"There is no better place on earth." Ken currently lives near Nashville in Murfreesboro.

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