SHARON WOODS HOPKINS is a branch manager for a mortgage office of a Missouri bank, like her protagonist, Rhetta McCarter. She is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, the Southeast Missouri Writers’ Guild, and the Missouri Writers’ Guild. Sharon also spent 30 years as an Appaloosa Horse Club judge. Her first book, Killerwatt, was nominated for a 2011 Lovey award for Best First Novel, and placed as a finalist in the 2012 Indie Excellence Awards. Learn more at: www.sharonwoodshopkins.com.
BILL HOPKINS is a retired judge who is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Dramatists Guild, Horror Writers Association, Missouri Writers Guild, and Sisters In Crime. He and his wife, Sharon Woods Hopkins (Killerwatt and Killerfind), live in Marble Hill, Missouri. His first mystery novel, Courting Murder, was published by Southeast Missouri State University Press. Learn more at: www.judgebillhopkins.com.