ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Michael Bradley was born and raised in New Jersey, a fact that he hopes people won't hold against him. He started life as a radio DJ, spending eight years "on-the-air" before realizing that he needed to get a real job. His broadcasting experience came in handy for his award-winning third book, DEAD AIR. His latest novel, NONE WITHOUT SIN has been called "an intriguing, fast-paced mystery" and "his best novel yet."
S. K. Waters
S. K. Waters grew up in New Jersey and still misses it. In previous lives, she was a technical writer, a database administrator, and a championship quilter. She writes mystery, fantasy, and a little in-between.
After graduating from George Washington University with a B.A. in American literature and political science, Marcy McCreary pursued a career in the marketing field, holding executive positions in marketing communications and sales at various magazine publishing companies and content marketing agencies. Her debut mystery novel, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF TRUDY SOLOMON, was a Killer Nashville Silver Falchion 2022 finalist. The second book in the Ford Family Mystery series, THE MURDER OF MADISON GARCIA, was released on March 28, 2023. Marcy lives in Hull, MA with her husband, Lew.
D. B. Woodling
Following an illustrious acting career, D. B. Woodling left the stage and turned her attention to writing. Lauded for two historical fiction novels, she then wrote The Detective Mike Malone series. THE IMMORTAL DETECTIVE, best described as Law and Order meets Interview with the Vampire, is her most recent novel, which features three-headed dragons, undead historical mentors, and a heart-thumping police investigation, brimming with chilling twists and turns. When she's not creating harrowing fight scenes, steamy encounters, or complex police investigations, Woodling takes scenic walks, often in the company of a clowder of cats or a know-it-all golden retriever.
Helen Power is obsessed with ghosts. She spends her free time watching paranormal investigation TV shows, hanging out in cemeteries, and telling anyone who’ll listen about her paranormal experiences. She is a librarian living in Saskatoon, Canada, and has several short story publications, including ones in Suspense Magazine and Dark Helix Press’s Canada 150 anthology, “Futuristic Canada”. THE GHOSTS OF THORWALD PLACE is her first novel.
Colin Holmes is a former advertising creative director who has written everything from tweets to TV. Now he writes novels, short stories, and screenplays. He is an honors graduate of the UCLA Writers Program and serves on the steering committee of the DFW Writers Conference. He’s a fan of baseball, barbeque, fine automobiles, and unpretentious scotch. He and his ever patient wife live just west of Fort Worth, Texas.
Susan Ouellette is the author of THE WAYWARD SPY, winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Suspense/Thriller, a finalist in the 2022 BestThrillers.com Book Awards, and a 2021 “Top 12 Book of the Year” (“The Strand Magazine”). The sequel, THE WAYWARD ASSASSIN, is full of “exciting action (and) with authenticity” (Publishers Weekly). The third book in the series, THE WAYWARD TARGET, was released in April 2023. Her books draw heavily on her background in the U.S. intelligence community, including the CIA and U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee.
K. L. Murphy
K.L. Murphy is the author of HER SISTER'S DEATH as well as the Detective Cancini Mystery Series: A Guilty Mind, Stay of Execution, and The Last Sin. Her short stories are featured in Deadly Southern Charm and Murder by the Glass. A member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, Sisters in Crime, and James River Writers, she makes her home in Richmond, Virginia. When she’s not writing, she loves to vacation at the beach, read, entertain friends, walk her amazing dogs, and catch up on everything else she ignored.
Joanna Elm is an author, journalist, blogger, and attorney. Her third, novel, FOOL HER ONCE, is a psychological thriller. She has been a writer for more than five decades, working as an investigative reporter in London, England and as a reporter/editor for entertainment publications in the U.S as well as writing and producing for TV news. She has been married to husband, Joe for 35 years and has one son.
J. A. Crawford
Despite what his family thinks, Joe is not a spy and travels the country investigating disaster sites. Before that, he taught Criminal Justice, Montessori Kindergarten, and several martial arts. He divides his time between Michigan, California, and the worlds in his head.
Madison Lawson writes speculative fiction novels full of suspense, social commentary, diverse characters, and complex relationships. Born and raised in a small Texas town, she began escaping through reading and writing as soon as she could. Madison earned her B.A. in English from Texas A&M University and her M.A. in English at NC State. Madison is an award-winning short story author, and her debut sci-fi thriller, THE REGISTRATION, was picked up for a film adaptation by Sony Pictures. Madison is represented by Julie Gwinn at the Seymour Agency.
Patricia Broderick is a veteran journalist with experience in print and broadcast media, working as a reporter/anchor and producer of public affairs programs and documentaries. She is now focused on fiction writing. Her debut novel is a cozy mystery, DEAD ON MY FEET, published by CamCat Publishing.