Shawn Starling is a native of Richmond Virginia. The father of two girls, he grew up in Mosby Court, one of the city's worst projects where he chose the life of crime. As a result, he ended up serving 9 years in federal prison where he taught himself how to write. Shawn was released in July of 2013 and while on house arrest he typed up his debut novel, Real Recognize Real. He's penned several novels since, including his new release, Right Hand Man.
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