Murder on the Mekong

About the Author

Hart Rivers is the pen name for bestselling co-authors John L. Hart and Olivia Rupprecht

John, Creator of the Murder On The Mekong series, has been a practicing psychotherapist for over 45 years, starting in Vietnam where he was a psychology specialist. He received his doctorate from the University of Southern California, is an internationally respected lecturer, has been a consultant to the nation of Norway for their Fathering Project, and maintained a private practice in Los Angeles for twenty years. His time is divided between Hawaii--where he enjoys snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding, and is a featured artist at the Mauna Kea Hotel—and Vancouver Island, B.C., where he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Victoria in British Columbia involved in developing a Forest and Nature Therapy program. To learn more about John, visit him at

Olivia is an award-winning author whose novels have sold worldwide. She has managed fiction and nonfiction projects for major publishers as a ghostwriter, book doctor, and developmental editor, and was Series Developer for the groundbreaking reality-based novel series from HCI Books, True Vows. Olivia lives in a historic tavern on a lake in Wisconsin, and can otherwise be found at