David Marlett is an attorney, artist, and self-trained historian who grew up in a storytelling Texas family. He attended Texas Tech University where he earned multiple degrees in finance, economics and accounting. Subsequently, he earned his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law. He is also a photoartist (you can see some of his work at www.DMarlett.com) and an expert on crowdfunding. David occupies a unique place in popular fiction, as his novels focus on some of history’s most famous trials. Vincent Bugliosi, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Helter Skelter called Fortunate Son, “"A masterful blend of historical fact and detail of adventure and peril and courtroom drama.” David will follow this in the fall of 2014 with American Red, a novel about the legendary murder trial of deadly, one-eyed union boss “Big Bill” Haywood.