Bethany Maines

is the author of the Carrie Mae Mystery Series, Tales From the City of Destiny, San Juan Islands Mysteries, Shark Santoyo Crime Series, and numerous short stories. She is a native of Tacoma, Washington, but enjoys leaving frequently. When she’s not traveling to exotic lands, or kicking some serious butt with her fourth degree black belt in karate, she can be found chasing her daughter or glued to the computer working on her next novel.

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J.M. Phillippe

is the author of the novel Perfect Likeness, Aurora One and the short stories, The Sight and Plane Signals. She has lived in the deserts of California, the suburbs of Seattle, and the mad rush of New York City. She works as a clinical social worker in Brooklyn, New York and spends her free time binge-watching quality TV, drinking cider with amazing friends, and learning the art of radical self-acceptance, one day at a time.

Karen Harris Tully

is the author of The Faarian Chronicles, Soldier, Princess, Rebel Spy and Janie’s Got a Car, published in Creative Colloquy, Volume One. After growing up in the snowy mountains of Colorado, Karen experienced the traffic nightmare of Seattle before accidentally realizing she’s a small-town girl. She happily lives in Raymond, WA, singing karaoke with her amazingly supportive husband, beautiful son, and two disgruntled felines.