Frank Weber

Frank Weber is a forensic psychologist who completes assessments in homicide and sexual assault cases. He is the recipient of the MCA President’s Award for his forensic work. His work has ranged from assessing murderers chained to a prison basement floor to providing therapy for wealthy professionals who’ve engaged in multiple affairs. In addition to…


Steven Hopstaken

Steven Hopstaken lives in St. Louis Park, Minnesota with his wife and co-author, Melissa Prusi. They are the authors of Stoker’s Wilde, Stoker’s Wilde West, and Land of the Dead: A Stoker’s Wilde Novel. His first solo novel is A Man Among Ghosts, forthcoming in 2023 from Flame Tree Press/Simon and Schuster.


Natalie Fowler

Once a practicing attorney, Natalie Fowler is an author, a freelance editor (for FATE Magazine), paranormal investigator (for Ghost Stories Ink) and a psychic medium. Fascinated by good ghost stories from a very young age, now she writes her own stories inspired by her work as a ghost hunter and psychic medium. An avid researcher…


Vincent Wyckoff

Born and raised in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, Vincent Wyckoff attended the University of Minnesota before enlisting in the U.S. Army. While working for the U.S. Postal Service, he wrote Beware of Cat, a book that celebrates the lives of people on his route. For a short time he lived on the North Shore of Lake…


Clare Hexom

Clare Hexom is an American novelist. A native of Ohio, Hexom and her family have resided in Minnesota for many years and are proud to call this beautiful land home. She holds a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota. Her paranormal suspense novel, The Truth About Mallory Bain was her…


Dale A. Swanson

Dale A. Swanson is a published author, poet, screenwriter, and playwright. His historical novel, The Thirty-ninth Man, made the Star Tribune “Best book read” in 2013. The sequel, Tears of Sorrow, was released in 2018. His fantasy chapter book, The Wild Ways: Mystery of the Hanging Tower, for 9- to 99-year-old readers, was published in…


Michael Allan Mallory

Michael Allan Mallory is the author of The Lost Dragon Murder, which propels Detective Henry Lau into the nebulous work of ancient antiquities. Mallory also is the co-creator of mystery’s first zoologist sleuth, Lavender “Snake” Jones, who appeared in two novels: Death Roll and Killer Instinct. Mallory’s short stories have been published in numerous mystery…


Rob Jung

Rob Jung was born in the wine country of California, grew up in a Mississippi River town in Wisconsin, and was educated in the Minnesota state university system and Harvard Law School. He was a newspaper writer while getting his undergraduate degree at Winona State University. A life-long student of history, geography, and religion, Jung’s…


Wendy Webb

Dubbed Queen of the Northern Gothic by reviewers, Wendy Webb is the author of five novels of gothic suspense/mystery set in the Great Lakes region, The Tale of Halcyon Crane (Minnesota Book Award Winner, 2011), The Fate of Mercy Alban (Midwest Indie bestseller), The Vanishing, The End of Temperance Dare (Minnesota Book Award Winner, 2018),…


Matt Goldman

Matt Goldman is a New York Times Best Selling novelist and Emmy Award winning television writer. His 2017 debut novel, Gone to Dust, introduces private detective Nils Shapiro. The book was nominated for a Shamus Award and a Nero Award. Goldman’s TV credits include Seinfeld, Ellen, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Dirk Gently’s…