Kate Flora is the author of the Thea Kozak mysteries, the gritty Joe Burgess police procedurals, and two true crime books, Death Dealer and Finding Amy (co-written with Joseph Loughlin, a Portland Deputy Police Chief). She and Loughlin teamed up again for Shots Fired: The Misunderstandings, Misconceptions, and Myths about Police Shootings. She was co-author with Roger Guay of A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden’s 25 Years in the Maine Woods.
Barbara Ross is the author of six Maine Clambake Mysteries. The seventh, Steamed Open, will be published in December. Her novella featuring Julia Snowden is included along with stories by Leslie Meier and Lee Hollis in Eggnog Murder. A second anthology, Yule Log Murder, is coming in October.
Joseph Souza is the bestselling and award winning author of the mystery Unpaved Surfaces and the crime thriller set in Portland, Need to Find You. His domestic thriller The Neighbor, will be published on April 24. Winner of the Andre Dubus Award for short fiction, he also won Honorable Mention for the Al Blanchard Award and the 2013 Maine Literary Award.