Aubrey Smith's law enforcement career as a deputy sheriff, state undercover agent, private investigator, forensic hypnotist, and Texas sheriff spans four decades. Combining his love of storytelling and writing with his experience as a veteran law enforcement officer, Smith is quickly becoming one of the Southwest's most popular mystery writers. Smith lives in Texas with his wife Polly. Smith is also the author of The Anointing, Border Murders, Border Justice, The Michelangelo Murders and Ty Holt-Texas Ranger. See Smith's other books at