Jake Page has been a ranch hand, a hard-rock miner, an editor at Natural History and Smithsonian magazines, and a book publisher. His Mo Bowdre mysteries include The Stolen Gods, The Deadly Canyon, The Knotted Strings, Lethal Partner, and A Certain Malice. He has also written hundreds of magazine articles and columns and many other books, including Hopi (in collaboration with his wife, Susanne, a photographer). Mr. Page lives in Corrales, New Mexico.