E. E. Williams is a former journalist who worked some of the country’s largest and best newspapers, including the New York Daily News, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cherry Hill Courier Post and the Fresno Bee. He began his career as a sports writer covering golf and tennis for the Miami News and eventually joining the coverage of the 1972 undefeated Miami Dolphins season. He was named Editor of the New York Daily News Tonight edition sports section and eventually became Sports Editor of the paper. He followed as Sports Editor of the Miami News, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Fresno Bee before moving into News. He briefly left the newspaper business and worked as a content editor for Netscape and ran his own consulting agency with clients that included Tendo Communications and McClatchy newspapers. He rejoined the newspaper industry as editor of an entertainment magazine for the Lafayette Daily Advertiser. From there he went to the Cape Cod Times as Managing Editor. He joined Gannett, Inc., the largest publisher of newspapers in the country, as Editor of the Muncie Star Press. He ended his 42-year career as Editor and General Manager of the Cherry Hill Courier Post.
“Tears in the Rain” was his first Noah Greene novel. The title is based on a line near the end of the movie “Blade Runner.” Noah’s love of movies is based on the author’s own of the same. “Tears in the Rain” was followed by “Tears of God” and, most recently, “My Grave Is Deep.”