Frank Nappi has taught high school English and Creative Writing for almost thirty years. His debut novel, ECHOES FROM THE INFANTRY, received national attention, including MWSA's silver medal for outstanding fiction. His follow-up novel, THE LEGEND OF MICKEY TUSSLER, garnered rave reviews as well, including a movie adaptation of the touching story "A MILE IN HIS SHOES" starring Dean Cain and Luke Schroder. Nappi continues to produce quality work, including SOPHOMORE CAMPAIGN, the intriguing sequel to the much heralded original story and the thriller, NOBODY HAS TO KNOW, which received an endorsement from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille. The third installment of Nappi's Mickey Tussler series, WELCOME TO THE SHOW, was released April 2016 and was designated as a "Read Across America Day" selection and was nominated for several other prestigious awards, including the Newbery Award and the Schneider Family Book Award. Frank is currently writing for MP Music House as well as working on his next thriller, AS LONG AS WE BOTH SHALL LIVE, and a memoir called I WAS AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OUTLAW. Nappi lives on Long Island with his wife Julia and their two sons, Nicholas and Anthony.