Brandon Massey was born in Waukegan, Illinois and grew up in Zion, a suburb north of Chicago. He currently lives with his family near Atlanta, GA.
He originally self-published Thunderland, his first novel, in 1999. After managing to sell a few thousand copies on his own, Kensington Publishing Corp. in New York offered him a two-book contract, and published a new, revised edition of Thunderland in December 2002.
His newest thriller, Frenzied, was published in October 2017.