Aphrodite : - Russell Andrews is the author of two previous thriller novels, "Icarus (Doubleday, 6/01) and the national best-seller "Gideon (Ballantine, 6/99). The two books have more than 455,000 combined hardcover and paperback copies in print.- Russell Andrews is a pseudonym for Peter Gethers. Using the Andrews byline, he is the author of two previous bestsellers. He now at work completing his next thriller, "Midas. Under his real name, Gethers is the author of the best selling non-fiction trilogy, "The Cat Who Went to Paris (Random House, 1991), "A Cat Abroad (Crown, 1993), and "The Cat Who'll Live Forever (Broadway Books, 2001).