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Jane Cuthbertson, Author

Jane, born a Texan and recently a Portland resident, has settled in at a new home on Whidbey Island in Washington state. She travels many roads and writes in many genres. She is an avid soccer fan, and her first novel, Game Changers, a romance set in the world of professional women’s soceer, was published in late 2019 and won Golden Crown Literary Society Awards in two categories: Debut Author and Contemporary Romance. She is working on her next novel.

CA Farlow, Author

CA Farlow


Science is the focus of CA Farlow’s writing, and her ongoing research is in earthquake mechanics. The initial three books in her Nexus Series are available, and the fourth, Quantum Time, will be out in 2023. Her next publication is a thriller, The Paris Contagion, just released March 15, 2023. CA tries to balance the passion for long-distance cycling with her writing.

Sandra Leigh Gable, Author

Sandra was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest settlement of Lowell, Washington, up the hill from the lush green Snohomish River Valley and with an alluring view of the Cascade Mountains. At nine, she penned her first two Hitchcockian mystery stories while sitting in an abandoned shack next to the railroad tracks on the banks of a raging river. Her first novel, Thunder Edge, came out in May 2022 and is a character-driven story set in 1950s Port Townsend, which is nestled between the Cascade and Olympic mountains and notorious for its spectral figures darting about turn-of-the-century Victorian homes and buildings. When she’s not writing, Sandra enjoys painting watercolors and having fun with her friends.

Judy M. Kerr, Author

Judy M. Kerr


Judy is a lifelong Minnesotan who has always enjoyed reading and writing mysteries. She’s an editor, has published several short stories, and is a member of the infamous Minnesota Minions. She’s a member of Sisters in Crime National and is serving on the board of the Twin Cities Chapter of Sisters in Crime. After 38 years working for the US Postal Service, Judy wrote Black Friday, the first novel in her series about a postal service investigator. The second book, Silent Service, was published in March 2022. She is working on the third book in the series now and envisions many more tales about her flawed but fascinating sleuth, MC McCall. She’s become fascinated with a true crime case that occurred in Minnesota and is collaborating to write that book as well. Judy and her partner live in the Twin Cities and are avid bicyclists.

Lori L. Lake, Author

Lori L. Lake


Lori grew up in Oregon, spent 26 years in Minnesota, and has been back to Portland for over a decade now. She writes two crime fiction series, romances, literary fiction, historical fiction, short stories, articles about writing and creativity, and she loves to edit anthologies. Her next books are an adventure/romance novel, Adventures Unlimited, coming out in 2023, and a romance/drama, tentatively titled Strays, which she hopes to finish early in 2023 so she can get back to working on the Gun Series. Lori spends her free time reading, making art, jigsaw puzzling, writing to her friends and prison pen pal, and keeping up with her beloved nieces and nephews. She is a huge fan of music and movies. She’s also a founder of the Golden Crown Literary Society, leader of the Portland Lesbian Writers Group (the Polliwogs), and the administrator of the lesbian author recognition group, The Alice B Awards Appreciation Committee.

Linda M. Vogt, Author

Linda M. Vogt


Linda is a big fan of reading and writing crime fiction. She’s a world traveler and camping enthusiast. She plays guitar and ukulele and has produced concerts for local women’s bands like Motherlode for nearly four decades. Her first novel, No Thru Road, was reissued by LPP in August 2017. She is currently penning the second book in that series. Linda worked as a Clackamas Community College journalism instructor for over two decades, and a Linda Vogt Journalism Internship Scholarship was named in her honor in 2020. Linda lives just outside Portland, Oregon, with her intrepid dog, Scout, who is also a world traveler, camping enthusiast, and expert parachutist.

EJ Kindred, Author

E.J. Kindred


E.J. loves cats, reading, writing, and making quilts, not necessarily in that order. Her first novel is a mystery set in Oregon about an amateur sleuth and is called In Harm’s Way. In addition to sheltering and rescuing a half dozen cats or more at any given time, she’s completed the first draft of her second novel in the Annie Velasquez series called Family Secrets, which will be published in early 2023. E.J. grew up in the Pacific NW and now lives in the Portland Metro area with her cantankerous kitty clan.

Jazzy Mitchell, Author

Jazzy Mitchell

Author and Publisher
Edith Zeitlberger, Author

Originally from Lower Austria, Edith moved to the capital, Vienna, a few years ago. In her free time, she loves to read, especially romance and crime fiction. In 2019 she started hosting the Book Lover’s Companion podcast where she interviews many fascinating writers. Her first novel, Imperial Whites, was self-published in 2012 and has been edited, revised, and expanded for reprint by LPP in both English, Fractures and Hinges, and in German, Temperament und Zufall. Edith is now working on her next novel. She lives with her amazing partner, Michaela, and their even more amazing feline CEO/boss.