RACHEL HOWZELL HALL is the author of eight novels, including the critically-acclaimed Detective Elouise Norton series. Her standalone thriller THEY ALL FALL DOWN which came out in April pays homage to Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. The third in her Lou Norton series, Trail of Echoes, received a Kirkus Star and was one of Kirkus Reviews 'Books That Kept Us Up All Night.' Land of Shadows and Skies of Ash (Forge) were included on the Los Angeles Times' "Books to Read This Summer" for 2014 and 2015, and the New York Times called Lou Norton "a formidable fighter--someone you want on your side." Lou was included in The Guardian's Top 10 Female Detectives in Fiction." Rachel also collaborated with James Patterson and BookShots on "The Good Sister" in the New York Times bestselling The Family Lawyer.
A featured writer on NPR's acclaimed 'Crime in the City' series and the National Endowment for the Arts weekly podcast, Rachel has also served as a mentor in AWP's Writer to Writer Program and is currently on the board of directors of the Mystery Writers of America. She was named one of Apple iBooks' "10 Authors to Read in 2017." She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.
Matt Coyle is the author of the award-sinning Rick Cahill crime series.