About the author

Michael Lister

<p><em>New York Times</em>&nbsp;bestselling and award-winning novelist, Michael Lister, is a native Floridian best known for his literary suspense thrillers DOUBLE EXPOSURE, BURNT OFFERINGS, and SEPARATION ANXIETY, as well as his two ongoing mystery series, the prison chaplain John Jordan &quot;Blood&quot; series (BLOOD SACRIFICE) and the hard-boiled, 1940s noir Jimmy &quot;Soldier&quot; Riley Series (THE BIG HELLO).</p><p>The Florida Book Review says that &quot;Vintage Michael Lister is poetic prose, exquisitely set scenes, characters who are damaged and faulty&quot; and Michael Koryta says, &ldquo;If you like crime writing with depth, suspense, and sterling prose, you should be reading Michael Lister,&quot; while Publisher&#39;s Weekly adds, &ldquo;Lister&rsquo;s hard-edged prose ranks with the best of contemporary noir fiction.&rdquo;</p><p>Michael grew up in North Florida near the Gulf of Mexico and the Apalachicola River in a small town world famous for tupelo honey.</p>