CARL WEBER is the New York Times bestselling author of over twenty novels and short stories. As president, CEO and Publisher of Urban Books LLC, Weber has published more than 2,500 books and grown Urban Books into the largest African American owned publishing company in the world. Weber successfully ran the Urban Knowledge chain of bookstores, and is a past recipient of the Blackboard Publisher and Bookseller of the Year Awards. He has now branched out into screen writing and has written and produced three of his bestselling novels (The Man in 3B, The Preacher's Son, and The Choir Director) into independent films with his production company, Urban Books Media LLC. Weber is a graduate of Virginia State University and holds an MBA in marketing from University of Virginia.