Shannon Ryan, a resident of Marion, Iowa, is an author specializing in urban fantasy and science fiction. Known for crafting narratives that seamlessly blend the peculiar with the humorous, his stories often feature characters as unconventional as satanic telemarketers and socially awkward vampires. Shannon balances his literary pursuits with an array of hobbies, including woodworking and computer programming. He also brings his keen eye to editorial projects. Away from the keyboard and workbench, Shannon enjoys unwinding with his feline companions.

His latest book, “Merger of Evil” will take you on a wild ride, a legal thriller infused with elements of simulation theory, the gig economy, and Mexican food, all while being plagued by satanic telemarketers and cable companies.