Mark Coakley’s Murder Bugs: A Love Story, Shroom Boom: Canada’s Psychedelic Pioneers, The Saga of Halfdan the Black and Various are published by Fire Ant Press. He is also the author of Hidden Harvest: The Rise and Fall of North America’s Biggest Grow-Op and Tip and Trade: How Two Lawyers Made Millions from Insider Trading, both published by ECW Press. His books have been positively reviewed in The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Hamilton Spectator, Canadian Lawyer and Now. Mark has been interviewed on CTV’s Canada AM, CBC Radio’s The Current, Vision TV and CHCH News. Mark is a freelance journalist who previously worked as a lawyer, an infantry reservist, an encyclopedia editor, a tugboat sailor, a janitor at a sewage treatment plant, a Greenpeace fundraiser and a parking lot attendant. Mark graduated from Toronto’s York University, started his legal career in Ottawa and lives in Hamilton.