Marcus Pelegrimas is the author of the SKINNERS series published by Eos Books. The first five books, Blood Blade, Howling Legion, Teeth of Beasts, Vampire Uprising and The Breaking are currently available in bookstores and online retailers. The sixth entry, Extinction Agenda, will hit stores in the latter half of 2011. His previous work includes short stories that have appeared in anthologies ranging from the mystery and western genres. He has also written two western series (THE MAN FROM BOOT HILL published by HarperCollins and THE ACCOMPLICE published by
) under the pseudonym Marcus Galloway. During his ten year career as a professional writer, he has done extensive ghostwriting work but prefers to write about ghosts instead. He lives and works in Berkley with his stalwart Schnoodle sidekick, Mallory. West Virginia
Matthew P. Mayo’s short stories appear in a number of collections including the DAW Books anthologiess Timeshares and Steampunk’d. He is a Western Writers of America Spur Award Finalist and a Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award Finalist.
Mayo’s novels include the Westerns Winters’ War; Wrong Town (Roamer Book 1); Hot Lead, Cold Heart, and Tucker’s Reckoning. He also contributes to several series of popular adventure novels. His non-fiction books include Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears; Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks; Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers; and Haunted Old West.
Matthew lives with his wife, photographer Jennifer Smith-Mayo, and dog on the coast of Maine, where he protects his family from kill-crazy sea creatures. Visit him on the Web at www.matthewmayo.com. And bring a speargun….