Ezekiel Boone was born in Canada but lives in upstate New York, with his wife and children. The internationally bestselling THE HATCHING series (THE HATCHING, SKITTER, and ZERO DAY) has sold in twelve countries and nine languages. THE MANSION, is Ezekiel Boone's fourth novel. When not writing thrillers, Zeke writes acclaimed literary fiction under the name Alexi Zentner. Zeke has two poorly behaved dogs and enjoys the outdoors.