After two decades working for a top luxury retailer, Diane Vallere traded fashion accessories for accessories to murder. She started her own detective agency at age ten and has maintained a passion for shoes, clues, and clothes ever since.
Diane Vallere writes five humorous mystery series: The award-winning Samantha Kidd Mystery Series features former fashion buyer turned amateur sleuth Samantha Kidd. The Madison Night Mysteries feature a modern day interior decorator who specializes in mid-century design (studying Doris Day movies to get the look just right). The national bestselling and Lefty-nominated Costume Shop mysteries which introduced Margo Tamblyn, costume shop owner, who helps solve a murder after one of her clients is found dead at his own costume party (dressed as Sherlock!). The Material Witness mysteries feature Polyester Monroe, who inherits the fabric shop where she was born. The Sylvia Stryker Outer Space Mysteries: cozy mysteries that are out of this world!
Matt Coyle is the best-selling author of the Rick Cahill crime novels. His first book, YESTERDAY'S ECHO, won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, The San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery, the IBPA Ben Franklin Silver Award for Best New Voice in Fiction, and was a Macavity finalist for Best First Novel. The second, NIGHT TREMORS, was a finalist for the Anthony, Shamus, and Lefty Awards. The third Rick Cahill crime novel, DARK FISSURES, was a finalist for the Macavity and Lefty Awards. BLOOD TRUTH, is a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best Private Eye Novel, a finalist for the Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award for Thrillers and was a finalist for Lefty Award for Best Mystery. WRONG LIGHT, the 5th Rick Cahill crime novel come out in December, 2018. Matt lives in San Diego with his Yellow Lab, Angus.