AboutT. Martin Bennett was born in Long Island, NY, where he spent his childhood before moving to California with his parents. He has a diverse educational and professional background, and cofounded the company Premiere Pet Products, and as a result went on to win Entrepreneur of the Year from the Small Business Administration. He is currently working his more than 15-year pursuit, a screenplay about the fascinating life of John Newton, who wrote the song Amazing Grace. He wrote Wounded Tiger originally as a screenplay and then novelized it, and is enjoying the book's wide success as it undergoes its second printing. Martin lives with his family in Knoxville, Tennessee.