A retired Air Force intelligence officer, Laura DiSilverio is the national bestselling author of 17 mystery and suspense novels (including the Lefty- and Colorado Book Award-finalist Swift Investigations series, the Readaholics Book Club series, and the Mall Cop series). Her standalone suspense novel, The Reckoning Stones (2015), won the Colorado Book Award for Mystery and was a Library Journal Pick of the Month. Her follow-on standalone, Close Call, hit bookshelves in September 2016. She has also published a dystopian series for young adults, the Incubation trilogy. A Past President of Sisters in Crime, she pens articles for Writer’s Digest, and teaches writing in various fora. She plots murders and parents teens in Colorado, trying to keep the two tasks separate.