Mitchell Graham attended college at The Ohio State University on a fencing scholarship and later when on to earn a law degree. After practicing law for twenty years he went back to school to study neuropsychology. He has represented the United States many times in international fencing competitions and along the way has won or placed in the finals of over eighty-three separate tournaments. He is the author of Majestic Descending and Dead Docket. He lives in Marietta, Georgia.