Scott Thomas was born in Coffeyville, Kansas, and attended the University of Kansas. He is the author of Kill Creek, as well as the Co-Creator/Executive Producer of Disney Channel’s Best Friends Whenever and Disney XD’s Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja. Recently, he co-wrote the MTV horror trilogy My Super Psycho Sweet 16 and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his work on R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour. He lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and two daughters. Violet is his second novel.