Linda Thorne began pursuing her true passion, writing, in 2005. Since then, she has published numerous short stories in the genres of mystery, thriller, and romance. Thorne lives in a suburb of Nashville where she writes when not working at her job in human resources. Her debut novel, Just Another Termination, published this year by Black Opal Books tells the story of another HR professional, Judy Kenagy, who turns sleuth when a no-call-no-show employee is found shot to death. Thorne is a member of International Thriller Writers, the Nashville Writers Meetup Group, and the Middle Tennessee Sisters in Crime.