Jeff Shear is the author of The Keys to the Kingdom, an investigation into a weapons deal between the US and Japan (the FSX), published by Doubleday. He has been a Fellow at The Center for Public Integrity, in Washington, DC, where he was one of the several contributors to the book The Buying of the Congress, published by Avon. Before that, he served as a staff correspondent for National Journal, with regular venues at the White House and Congress. He has written TV narrations for the National Geographic Channel, Discovery, and The History Channel. His latest novel is the third in his Jackson Guild espionage series, Black Mesa: The Final Report. The fourth book will appear in June, Decline to Die.