Author's Bio (see also Author's Web Site)
Laurel Dewey was born and raised in Los Angeles. She began her career working in public relations for such celebrities as Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra before writing a string of mystery radio plays for Los Angeles radio networks. She is the author of two nonfiction books on plant medicine, a Silver Spur nominated Western novella, and hundreds of articles. She appeared as a featured guest on more than 300 national radio and television programs and she has lectured extensively across the United States and Canada. She is the author of two novels featuring detective Jane Perry, Protector and Redemption. To write the Jane Perry novels, Dewey immersed herself in detailed research, interviewing Colorado homicide detectives and traveling on "ride-alongs" with street cops. She lives in Western Colorado with her husband, where she is at work on the third Jane Perry Novel.