John Sandford’s real name John Roswell Camp and he was born on 23 February, 1944. An American novelist and former journalist, he is the author of the Prey Series featuring Lucas Davenport.
He grew up in Cedar Rapids and has now written over 40 novels - all of which have been New York Times bestsellers. As a reporter, he worked for the Miami Herald and is also the co-author of the young adult series, Singular Menace. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1980, John won the Pulitzer for Non-Deadline Feature Writing for his Life on the Land stories in 1986.