Frank Scully received a Bachelor’s degree in History with Phi Beta Kappa Honors and a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the University of North Dakota. He also attended the prestigious Thunderbird School and received a Masters in Business Administration with honors.
He is the author of the Decade Mystery Series, which now includes three books: Resurrection Garden, Dead Man's Gambit, and Empty Time.
Tell us a bit about yourself.
I was born at the tail end of WWII and grew up in a small town in North Dakota. I can remember listening to radio for our evening entertainment – Fibber McGee and Molly, The Shadow and Jack Benny. Then along came our first TV, a small black and white set, which became the focus of our evenings. I went away to college and off to war in Vietnam in the '60’s and '70’s. After that, with a law degree and an MBA in hand, I started my professional career. I have worked for major aerospace and defense manufacturers and owned my own small business. I’ve been broke at times and well off at others. Fortunately, I have a wonderful, loving and supportive wife who gave me twin sons and also the encouragement to write.
What made you first decide to become a writer?
The first time I ever thought I would like to be a writer was when I was a freshman in college. I had an English professor who told me I had talent and should work on it. Life, war, and making a living came along and occupied my attention for a long time, but I never stopped dreaming about it. It wasn’t until much later that my wife finally gave me a word processor and told me to sit down and write.
Can you tell us about your latest book?
Empty Time is a mystery thriller set in recent time. It is the story of Jim Lang, a corporate bureaucrat who sold his soul for a salary and the promise of promotion.