Elizabeth Zelvin is the author of two series, the Bruce Kohler Mysteries and the Mendoza Family Saga. Her short stories have been nominated three times each for the Derringer and Agatha Awards and have appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, among others. She is the editor of two anthologies, Me Too Short Stories and Where Crime Never Sleeps: Murder New York Style 4. Liz wears a variety of other hats: she's a therapist who works online, a singer-songwriter with an album titled Outrageous Older Woman, and an award-winning poet.