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Ridgefielder Joe Lane is the author of Aftershock, a thriller based on the events surrounding the Great Recession. While on a cross-country motorcycle trip with his wife Barbara and their service dog Ella, Lane was inspired by the people he met and their stories about how they were affected by the financial meltdown. Lane describes himself as a Renaissance man, with a career that has included business consulting, running an exclusive golf school, and opening a chain of pizza restaurants in China.


Aftershock, 2014

–Sources: The Ridgefield Press and

Last Updated: June 1, 2017