Syed Masood grew up in Karachi Pakistan and currently lives in Sacramento where he is a practicing attorney. He received his J.D. from the William and Mary School of Law after attending the University of Toronto where he studied English Literature. He wrote a few couplets in Urdu when he was a teenager and his family still tells everyone he is an Urdu poet. He is not. His passions include good food dress shoes sitcoms and books of all kinds. MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY FACE is his first novel.