Mark Rusin was born and raised on the south side of Chicago.  He attended Quigley South High School and then Western Illinois University where he majored in Law Enforcement Administration with a minor in Psychology (and ice hockey.)


Mark is a former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer and retired ATF Special Agent.


During his law enforcement career, Mark witnessed and investigated several major fire scenes, homicides, bombings and other high profile cases from which serve to inspire his story writing content, jargon and style.  He is truly a “Chicago sports junkie” and published writer with this being his first crime novel.


Mark and his beautiful wife Marcie currently live in the Chicago area where he continues to write stories and still dreams about playing hockey for his home town Blackhawks.



ATF Special Agent Mark Rusin briefs President Bill Clinton in the white house rose garden ln May, 1993 regarding the Waco incident.


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