Ross Macdonald (1915–1983) was the pen name of Kenneth Millar. Born near San Francisco but raised in British Columbia, he returned to the United States as a young man and published his first novel in 1944. For over twenty years he lived in Santa Barbara and wrote mystery novels about the fascinating and changing society of his native state. His works have received awards from the Mystery Writers of America and of Great Britain, and his book The Moving Target was made into the movie Harper in 1966.
Tom Parker (a.k.a. Grover Gardner) has recorded more than 650 audiobooks. Named one of the "Best Voices of the Century" and a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine, he won the prestigious Audie® Award in 2006, was chosen Narrator of the Year for 2005 by Publishers Weekly, and has earned more than twenty Earphones Awards.