Lorraine Bartlett is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books and short stories, including the Jeff Resnick Mysteries (writing as L. L. Bartlett) and the Booktown Mysteries (writing as Lorna Barrett). She garnered a coveted Agatha nomination for best novel of 2009. She honed her characterization and plotting skills as a frequent writer for romance magazines. Her manuscript Murder in Morton Mills was a finalist in the St. Martin's/Malice Domestic contest. Lorraine lives in Rochester, New York, with her husband and three felines.