Devon Vaughn Archer
Devon Vaughn Archer is the pseudonym of author R. Barri Flowers. Archer is a mystery novelist, non-fiction author, and criminologist. He has written a number of adult multicultural, contemporary, and mainstream romance novels.
In 2004, after previously writing non-fiction books and short stories, Flowers wrote his first legal thriller, titled Persuasive Evidence.
He has written 12 romance novels and was the first male author for Harlequin's Arabesque imprint.
He has edited two mystery and one true-crime anthology, including Masters of True Crime, released by Prometheus Books.
He appeared on Investigation Discovery's Wicked Attraction series, he also appeared on A&E's Biography Channel crime series. His true crime book The Sex Slave Murders, an excerpt of which was printed in the February 1997 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. It was also included in Suspense Magazine's Best of 2011 books.
Archer graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A in 1977 and M.S. in 1980, both in criminal justice.