K.L. MURPHY, a Finalist for the 2023 Silver Falchion Award for Best Mystery, is the author of HER SISTER’S DEATH as well as the Detective Cancini Mysteries: A GUILTY MIND, STAY OF EXECUTION, AND THE LAST SIN.

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K.L.’s short stories appear in the anthologies, DEADLY SOUTHERN CHARM (“Burn”) and MURDER BY THE GLASS (“EverUs”).

She is also the author of THE CENTER: FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION, the 70-year history of the JCC, a beloved Richmond, VA, institution.

A member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, Sisters in Crime, James River Writers, and Historical Writers of America, she makes her home in Richmond, Virginia.

When she’s not writing, she loves to vacation at the beach, read, entertain friends, walk her amazing dogs, and catch up on everything she ignored.