Alec Nevala-Lee was born in 1980 in Castro Valley, California. He
graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in Classics, and
worked for several years as an associate at a global investment firm
based in New York. His first novel, The Icon Thief, was released by
Signet in March 2012. A sequel, City of Exiles, will be published in
December, with a final installment to follow in the summer of 2013. He
lives with his wife in Oak Park, Illinois.