Leone Ciporin has published work including stories in three mystery anthologies and four mini-mysteries in Woman’s World magazine. Her story, “Invisible Women”, appeared in The Hook after placing third in a 2012 contest judged by John Grisham. Leone lives in Charlottesville, VA.
Karen Cleveland, author of Need to Know, is a former CIA analyst with master’s degrees from Trinity College Dublin (international peace studies) and Harvard University (public policy). Cleveland lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two young sons. This is her first novel.
Meredith Cole was the winner of the St. Martin’s Press/Malice Domestic competition and her first book, Posed for Murder, was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Mystery Novel. Her short stories have appeared in many anthologies and in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
Maya Corrigan, author of The Tell-Tale Tarte, the Poe-inspired fourth book in her Five-Ingredient Mystery series, taught writing, American literature, and detective fiction at Georgetown University and NOVA.
Ellen Crosby, author of The Vineyard Victims, has written eight books in her Virginia Wine Country mystery series, a mystery series featuring international photojournalist Sophie Medina, and Moscow Nights, a standalone. The Vineyard Victims was nominated for a Mary Higgins Clark award.