Jon Wells was born in Montreal, and raised in London, Ontario. He has received numerous honors for his writing in The Hamilton Spectator . Two of his true crime serials, including Poison , published by John Wiley & Sons, have won National Newspaper Awards. Jon was nominated for Journalist of the Year in 2008 for the serial that became Vanished . A graduate of the master's journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa, his research for the crime stories has taken him to India, Ireland, France, New York City, San Francisco, and Western Canada, as well as into prisons where he interviewed six convicted killers. Jon has also conducted research in forensic labs and on shooting ranges. Jon can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.