John Lutz is the author of more than thirty novels and two hundred short stories, and is a past president of Mystery Writers of America and Private Eye Writers of America. He is the recipient of the Edgar Award, Shamus Award, and the Trophee 813 Award for best mystery short story collection translated into the French language. Lutz is the author of two private eye series. He divides his time between homes in St. Louis, Missouri, and Sarasota, Florida.
David August is the pseudonym of author David Linzee. He is the author, with veteran mystery writer John Lutz, of the thriller Final Seconds. He is a feature writer for St. Louis Magazine and teaches writing at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. A member of Mystery Writers of America, he has served on its board of directors and on numerous Edgar Award committees. David lives in University City, Missouri.
Barrett Whitener has been narrating audiobooks since 1992. His recordings have won several awards, including the prestigious Audie and seven Earphones Awards. AudioFile magazine has named him one of the Best Voices of the Century. He lives in Washington, DC.