Van Argan's mysteries and thrillers, in fascinating settings rich with symbolism, are layered with intrigue and compelling characters.
"Lurking in Paradise," Argan's newest book, has just been published. It is the third book in the Pari Malik mystery series.
In addition to writing, Van Argan has worked for animal rescue and animal protection in local, regional, national, and international nonprofit organizations for more than two decades. These efforts have been headquartered on both the East Coast and the West Coast of the United States. Argan, a graduate of journalism school and law school, currently resides in the southwest United States.