CARL BROOKINS is one of Minnesota’s senior novelists. Formerly a faculty member at Metropolitan State University, Carl is an avid sailor, and his novels not only take place on the seas, but he has also authored a series of thrillers. He is also the member of numerous crime writers groups, including Minnesota Mystery night, and Mystery Writers of America.
WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER, one of Minnesota’s pre-eminent writers, and a New York Times bestselling author of several books, has won a national Edward Award, among numerous awards and accomplishments. He is also the author of the popular Cork O’Connor mystery series, which now totals nineteen acclaimed books, plus five stand alone books, one of which will be published shortly.