David Taliaferro Jr. was dragged to a bookstore by his grandmother and received the gift of, “Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone.” From that moment, he was hooked on magic, demons and angels. An avid competitor, in high school he played basketball and competed in the Academic Decathlon. As a varsity athlete forced to wash dishes at home, one night in the kitchen was born the plight of Tobias Stone, the unacknowledged and unknown Prince of the Nephilim.
He graduated UC Irvine with a B.S. in Psychology and received his Masters in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine. Working as a staff-assistant at a residential rehabilitation center for people challenged with mental health issues, he learned the importance of genuineness and the value of compassion and patience.
He has worked as a manager in programs to help the homeless and for an entertainment talent agency as Head of Talent Relations, achieving a new appreciation for collaboration and the joy of artistic expression.
“Tobias Stone And The Prince Of The Nephilim” is his first novel.