Author Christopher G. Jones, CPA goes under the pseudonym Topper Jones for his detective novels featuring Thaddeus Hanlon and partner Bri de la Guerra. All That Glitters is book one in the series. In addition to his mainstream fiction, Jones co-authored Accosting the Golden Spire, 3rd ed., a teaching novel featuring financial sleuth Lenny Cramer.
Prior to devoting himself full-time to writing, Jones worked in public accounting and higher education, where he taught accounting, computer information systems, and business writing. He is the coauthor of three textbooks and over fifty professional journal articles. Other publishing credits include general interest newspaper and magazine articles, poetry, and children’s fiction.
Jones is a member of the Heritage Writers Guild, the League of Utah Writers, and an affiliate member of the Mystery Writers of America. To be close to his family, he makes his home in the southwestern desert. But every chance he gets, he treks 450 miles to the Pacific Coast to enjoy the California sun and catch a few waves.