R.J. Crowther Jr. (Rob Crowther, to his friends) is a horror writer in San Diego. His first novel, CRUCIFER, is currently making the rounds. His second novel, "Blood Bound" is nearing completion. He attended the University of Californa, San Diego, where he earned his degree in History with minors in Human Biology and Political Science, and later did advanced work in English Literature. At one time he was a candidate for the Episcopal priesthood, before his shadow took him by the hand.