Julie Hyzy's series features White House chef Olivia Parsa. Her latest is Hail to the Chef. She also writes the Alex St. James series set in Chicago.
Harry Hunsicker's books are set in Dallas and feature private detective Lee Henry Oswald.
Larry Light trying to get a point across with Reed Coleman. Larry's most recent novel, Ladykiller, is set in the early 1990s in New York City where a serial killer is stalking Times Square.
Chris Grabenstein writes for both adults and youngsters. His mystery series features John Ceepak on the Jersey Shore and he has two Christopher Miller holiday thrillers. His first young adult book is called The Crossroads.
Frankie Bailey talking with Meredith Cole. Frankie has been nominated for the Best Critical/Biographical Edgar for African American Mystery Writers: A Historical and Thematic Study. She also writes a mystery series featuring Kentucky criminal justice professor Lizzie Stuart. Meredith's first novel, Poised for Murder, was the winner of the 2007 St. Martins Press/Malice Domestic Award. It will be published by St. Martin's Minotaur in February. Her protagonist is Lydia McKenzie and art photographer.
Reed Farrel Coleman is a well-known face to followers of this photo blog. He's one of my favorite authors and a lot of fun to photograph. The latest book in the Moe Praeger series, Empty Ever After, came out earlier this year.
For a full list of Edgar nominees, check out the Mystery Writers of America website.