Jordan Grupe is a Hamilton, Ontario-based author and artist, who has created more than 40 short stories, novelettes, and novellas. His writings are often shared with a vast audience in the hundreds of thousands via the websites Reddit.com (under profile Jgrupe) and YouTube as well as author website: JordanGrupe.com. The author and his works are also featured on an array of other websites, including amazon.com and other Amazon sites; the websites of other major books retailers and the publisher's website, manor-house-publishing.com. Beneath the Asylum is his first novel. Although it's a work of fiction, it draws its inspiration from the author's own experience as a security guard at a psychiatric hospital with a dilapidated, and reportedly haunted, old mansion on its grounds.