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Peter Robinson grew up in the United Kingdom, and now divides his time between Toronto, Ontario, and Richmond, Yorkshire. Robinson’s forthcoming novel, Not Dark Yet, is the 27th book in the Inspector Banks series. He has also written two collections of short stories, and three stand-alone novels, including the #1 bestseller Before the Poison. In 2020, Robinson was presented with the Grand Master Award by the Crime Writers of Canada. His critically acclaimed books have won numerous other awards in Britain, the United States and Europe, and are published in translation all over the world. Several Inspector Banks novels have been adapted for television by ITV and have appeared on PBS. Visit www.inspectorbanks.com.

Maureen Jennings was born in the UK and immigrated to Canada as a teenager. After a long career as a psychotherapist, she became a full-time writer, starting with the Murdoch Mystery series, of which Except the Dying is the first. The series has since been adapted for TV and is still in production. She has also written several other series and a book of nonfiction relating to creativity, as well as four plays and one novella. Jennings has won several awards and honours, including eight nominations from Crime Writers of Canada, and her books have been translated into several languages. She lives in Toronto with her husband and her dog, Murdoch.

Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction author, activist and journalist. He is the author of Radicalized and Walkaway, science fiction for adults, a YA graphic novel called In Real Life, the nonfiction business book Information Doesn’t Want To Be Free and young adult novels like HomelandPirate Cinema and Little Brother. His latest book is Poesy The Monster Slayer, a picture book for young readers. His next book is Attack Surface, an adult sequel to Little Brother. He maintains a daily blog at Pluralistic.net. Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in Los Angeles.