J. B. Manas is a Philadelphia-based author of fiction and nonfiction. His debut novel with co-author Edward Miller, The Kronos Interference, was named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2012, and earned a starred review, with Kirkus calling it "impressively original" and a "tour de force." He is currently working on a sci-fi thriller, Atticus, targeted for release in 2016. Manas is an avid movie buff, pop culture maven, popular comic con speaker, art lover, world traveler, songwriter and guitarist, technology geek, wine connoisseur, and an armchair philosopher–all of which make their way into his writing at one time or another. Visit his website at www.jbmanas.com or on Twitter at jb_manas.