MAX ALLAN COLLINS is the bestselling author of the graphic novel Road to Perdition, the basis for the hit film starring Tom Hanks. He has won two Shamus Awards for previous Nathan Heller novels. His most recent Heller mystery was Bye Bye, Baby. He lives in Muscatine, Iowa.
Barbara Allan is the joint pseudonym of acclaimed short story writer Barbara Collins and New York Times bestselling mystery novelist Max Allan Collins. Their previous collaborations have included one son, a short story collection, and five novels, including the 2008 winner of the Romantic Times Toby Bromberg Award for Most Humorous Mystery, Antiques Flee Market. They live in Iowa in a house filled with trash and treasures.