Authors Tom Farmer and Marty Foley


Authors Marty Foley, left, and Tom Farmer

Tom Farmer is a former award-winning Boston newspaper reporter and editor. While a reporter at the Boston Herald, Farmer covered the entire Dirk Greineder murder case and was also honored for being among a team of journalists who first reported key details about the September 11 hijackers in the immediate hours following the 2001 terrorist attacks. During his 20-year journalism career Farmer contributed to the Boston Herald, Boston Globe, Lynn Daily Item and Gloucester Daily Times. He currently works in Boston as a corporate communications professional.

Marty Foley spent more than 24 years with the Massachusetts State Police where he retired in 2007 with the prestigious rank of Detective Lieutenant. During his law enforcement career Foley worked as a uniformed trooper and longtime detective for the Massachusetts Attorney General and Norfolk County District Attorney Homicide Unit. On September 11, 2001, Foley’s investigative expertise resulted in his transfer to the elite State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Section, where he later became the unit’s commander. He now works in the public sector for a defense contractor.

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