Barbara Collins, co-editor of the best-selling anthology Lethal Ladies, has contributed short stories to numerous collections, including entries in most volumes of the popular Cat Crimes series; several of her tales have been selected for The Year’s 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories collections. Occasionally she collaborates with her husband, and their co-bylined stories have appeared in Hot Blood and Till Death Do Us Part, among other anthologies; she was also Production Manager on the two Mommy features. Their previous collaboration, Nathan Collins, is a sixteen-year-old high school student in Muscatine, Iowa, where the family lives.
Max Allan Collins is the New York Times best-selling author of Road to Perdition and multiple award-winning novels, screenplays, comic books, comic strips, trading cards, short stories, movie novelizations, and historical fiction. He has scripted the Dick Tracy comic strip, Batman comic books, and written tie-in novels based on the CSI, Bones, and Dark Angel TV series; collaborated with legendary mystery author Mickey Spillane; and authored numerous mystery series including Quarry, Nolan, Mallory, Eliot Ness, and the bestselling Nathan Heller historical thrillers.