E. Duke Vincent grew up in New York and New Jersey. A TV writer and producer, he joined Aaron Spelling in 1977 at Spelling Television. His credits include the series Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Dynasty, Hotel, Vega$, Charmed, 7th Heaven and Clubhouse. His TV movies include the Emmy Award-winning Day One and And the Band Played On. The Camelot Conspiracy is his fourth novel. He lives with his wife, actress Pamela Hensley, in Montecito, CA.