S. A. Lelchuk holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Amherst College and a master's degree from Dartmouth College, where he teaches fiction as a visiting lecturer in creative writing. Save me from Dangerous Men is the start of a series featuring Berkeley bookseller and private investigator Nikki Griffin. The series has been optioned for film and television and the foreign rights have sold in multiple countries. S. A. Lelchuk is a member of the Mystery Writers of America (MWA) and International Thriller Writers (ITW) and is represented by the LGR Literary Agency in New York. He divides his time between Berkeley, CA and Hanover, NH.