Bruce DeSilva worked as a journalist for 40 years before retiring to write crime novels full time. His reviews of crime novels have appeared in The New York Times book review section and continue to be published occasionally by The Associated Press.
Ritchie Narvaez was born and raised in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, of Puerto Rican parents, he has have taught at the high school and college level—including at Columbia University and Boricua College. His writing has been published by Aphros, DC Comics, Downtown, Faultline, Mississippi Review, Murdaland, ñ, Tales of the Zombie War, and as well as in the anthologies Hit List: The Best of Latino Mystery and Indian Country Noir.
Kira Peikoff is a writer based in New York City. LIVING PROOF, her debut novel was inspired by her experience reporting from the White House. Currently, Peikoff is working on her second novel, teaching creative writing to kids and teens through a non-profit organization, and tutoring literature to students across the globe. She continues to be fascinated by the intersection of cutting-edge science, medicine, politics and human life.
Sheila York grew up traveling, the daughter of a career army officer. After post-graduate studies in psychology, she took a sharp turn and enjoyed a long career as a radio disk jockey and occasional news anchor and sports reporter, with assignments on all three coasts, including stints in Los Angeles and New York, where her books are set. She serves as treasurer of the New York chapter of the Mystery Writers of America, and lives in Bloomfield, New Jersey, with her husband, novelist David F. Nighbert.