A busy life as owner of a print brokerage firm in New York hasn't kept Scott Leddy from achieving recognition as a writer.

The local resident is the author "Beyond Gehenna" and "Beyond Gehenna II," fast-paced thrillers available in paperback through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

It's also marketed on Amazon Kindle.

A native New Yorker with a penchant for painting and music, Mr. Leddy lives now with his family in New Milford.