Ian Bull is the pen name of Donald Ian Bull. He is also the author of the thriller series The Quintana Adventures, about Army Ranger photographer Steven Quintana and movie actress Julia Travers. The Picture Kills and Six Passengers, Five Parachutes are the first two books in the series, and The Danger Game will be out in 2019. He also writes the California Noir books, which are dark romantic thrillers set in California, as well as essays about life in California. He grew up in San Francisco, has worked in TV for many years, and lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.