T.R.Heinan was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. After a successful career in investment banking, specializing in motion picture and airline financing, he retired to Tucson, Arizona. He currently serves as Executive Director for a non-profit that maintains an orphanage he founded in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico.
A world traveler, Heinan is a frequent visitor to New Orleans. It was on a "haunted tour" in the French Quarter that he was inspired to write a fictionalized account of the legend of the infamous Lalaurie Mansion. He is a member of the Arizona Authors Association and has been awarded two knighthoods in Europe.
T.R. Heinan is married and enjoys travel,writing,film, history, horror, humor,cats and gardening.