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Dr. Michael Henry
Michael has been a student of magic and Metaphysics for more than
30 years and holds multiple degrees including a PhD in Communications. Currently,
he is a full time magician performing all over the world.
After asking for a Christmas typewriter, Kay worked seriously on
her first novel. That book, a Regency romance titled Lady Thief,
sold to Dell Publishing in 1980. She has since published more than
60 novels and four novellas; her work appears regularly on New
York Times bestseller lists.
Deborah writes romantic suspense novels. Her love for storytelling
came from her grandmother, who was the best tale-spinner on the planet.
Between reading and juggling family, Serena is hard at work writing
young adult novels.
Willowbrook Designs’s goal is to assist clients in all aspects
of web design including custom animations.
Karen’s most recent book is Unto the Daughters: The
Legacy of an Honor Killing in a Sicilian-American Family, a
family memoir from St. Martin's Press, which will also be taught
in an Italian American Studies Program at the Harvard Extension School. Karen
and Jill Gregory are joined again at the brain, working daily on
plotting their next hidden-history thriller.
New York Times and USA Today best-selling
author Jill Gregory is the award-winning author of more than thirty
Laura Phillips writes articles, novels, and just about anything
else someone will pay her to write. By day, she's the business
manager for a PDA software company and the keeper of the company's
most complete list of exciting superlatives for use in computer
The Knight Agency
The agency focuses on a broad range of client services, including
subsidiary rights management in the areas of foreign rights, motion
picture and television rights, audio rights, gaming rights, merchandizing
rights and the emerging landscape of Internet rights, as well as
support in the areas of book promotion and branding.
Greg became part of MISSOURI PARANORMAL RESEARCH™ in August
of 2005, serving as a co-administrator, lead investigator and EVP
specialist. He has also authored articles and short stories
concerning his experiences within the paranormal realms.
Karen has written thirty-five books. She loves to explore the
problems of contemporary women. She believes writing good inspirational
fiction is not about adding a religious component to a book— but
so much more.
For twenty-five years, audiobook consumers, resellers, and librarians
have come to rely on Brilliance Audio for high-quality, in-demand
Sourcebooks’ mission is to reach as many people as possible
with books that will enlighten their lives.
Margaret Marbury, Executive Editor
Harlequin Enterprises Limited is the global leader in series romance
and one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction. The
Toronto-based company publishes over 120 titles a month in 29 languages
in 107 international markets on six continents, offering a broad
range of reading from romance to psychological thrillers to relationship
Spencerhill Associates Literary Agency
Karen Solem was once VP and associate publisher of Harper Paperbacks,
where she created the Silhouette line. In the mid-nineties Solem
became an agent at Writers House. In late 2001, she struck out on
her own, operating her literary agency from upstate New York.
Ken has written more than a dozen Harlequin Superromances, contributed
to two trilogies, a six-book series set in the police department
of Houston, Texas, and he's currently involved in a five-book series
set in the beautiful hill country of central Texas.
Kathy Lynn Emerson
Kathy Lynn Emerson writes two historical mystery series, one contemporary
mystery series and occasionally ventures into non fiction.
Denise Dietz, editor, Five Star
Deni writes culinary mysteries, featuring sleuth Ingrid Beaumont. She
also writes historical romance as Mary Ellen Dennis. She also
collaborated on a romantic suspense with husband, Gordon Aalborg.
Joan Schulhafer Publishing & Media Consulting
Joan has 20-plus years of experience at major publishers and independently
creating full or complementary campaigns to publicize and promote
books and their authors. She is best known for marketing general
and genre fiction and for assisting authors with short and long term
strategies for continued success.
More of the Ninc Does Forensics Team:
Detective Sergeant Joseph Burgoon
Detective Burgoon spent forty-three years on the force, twenty-seven
of them in the Homicide Division (1969-96) in what was the
unit's longest tenure. He stays busy as an investigator with
a missing children's network, and teaching.
Major Mike Copeland
Major Copeland is the head of Franklin County Sheriff's
Office CSI bureau. Mike has been in law enforcement for 37 years.
Dr. Mary Case, Chief Medical Examiner of
Saint Louis County
The Chief Medical Examiner is a board certified forensic pathologist
who is appointed by the Director of the Department of Health to investigate
sudden, unexpected, suspicious, unnatural or violent deaths.
Mary Fran Ernst, Forensic Pathology
Ms. Ernst works as Assistant Professor, Director of Forensic Education
at St. Louis University. In 2006, she received the President's
Award for Special and Ongoing Service to the National Association
of Medical Examiners.
Gwen Haugen, Forensic Anthropologist
Gwen Haugen is a forensic anthropologist who has worked on death
investigations in the U.S. and far beyond.
Christina Kinney, SA
Kate Christlieb, PA