As a multi-genre author living on the fringes of society, Shane delights in questioning authority and challenging social norms. He writes true to his own teen experience and pens genuine young adult stories about first love and second chances. Featuring realistic teen behavior, his stories deal with serious topics such as underage drinking, teen sex, and mental illness.

His novels are written for mature readers who enjoy serious young adult stories.

Shane grew up during the eighties in an American compound in Saudi Arabia, and also attended a boarding school in Switzerland. Most of his stories are set at these locations.