Deron R. Hicks is author of two award-winning children’s books: “Tower of the Five Orders” and “Secrets of Shakespeare’s Grave.” His latest book is “The Van Gogh Deception.”
Deron was born in Athens, Ga. He earned a B.F.A in 1990 (honors program) from the University of Georgia, followed by a J.D. from Mercer Law School (cum laude) in 1993. Formerly the inspector general for the State of Georgia, Hicks is now associate general counsel for TSYS (Total Systems) in Columbus, Ga. He lives in Warm Springs, Ga., with his wife, two children, three dogs, five cat, and three guinea pigs. During his free time he enjoys painting, Star Wars, photography and long walks with his wife every evening.
Author Website: http://deronhicks.com/
Dan Brown meets Jason Bourne in this riveting middle-grade mystery thriller. When a young boy is discovered in Washington DC’s National Gallery without any recollection of who he is, so begins a high-stakes race to unravel the greatest mystery of all: his identity.
As the stakes continue to rise, the boy must piece together the disjointed clues of his origins while using his limited knowledge to stop one of the greatest art frauds ever attempted. Digitally interactive, this breathtaking museum mystery offers QR codes woven throughout the book that bring renowned paintings to readers’ fingertips.