Robert Dugoni

NYT Bestselling Author

​​​Robert Dugoni is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon Bestselling Author of the Tracy Crosswhite series: My Sister's Grave, Her Final Breath, and In the Clearing. Amazon, Library Journal, and Suspense Magazine all chose My Sister's Grave as a 2014 Best Book of the Year.

He is also the author of the critically acclaimed David Sloane series. Dugoni has twice been nominated for the Harper Lee Award for Legal Fiction, was a 2015 International Thriller Writer's finalist for Thriller of the Year, and the 2015 winner of the Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction.

Dugoni's novels have twice been recognized by the Los Angeles Times as a top five thriller of the year and his nonfiction expose, The Cyanide Canary, was a Washington Post 2004 Best Book of the Year. He has been likened to Scott Turow and Nelson DeMille, and the Providence Rhode Island Journal crowned him "the undisputed king of the legal thriller" and the "heir to Grisham's literary throne."

His books are sold world-wide in more than 20 countries and have been translated into more than a dozen languages including French, German, Italian and Spanish.

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Steven James

Award-winning Novelist

Steven James has penned 30+ books spanning various genres, but he is best known for his Patrick Bowers, Jevin Banks, and Blur series.

He has received wide critical acclaim for his work including five Storytelling World Honor awards, two Publishers Weekly starred reviews, and three Christy Awards for best suspense.

Steven earned a master’s degree in storytelling from ETSU in 1997 and is an active member of International Thriller Writers, the Authors Guild, and International Association of Crime Writers. He is also a contributing editor to Writer's Digest. He has taught writing and storytelling principles around the world, and he is a regular keynote speaker and workshop teacher at writing conferences and retreats.

In 2010, Steven developed the Novel Writing Intensive Retreats. This concentrated time of study and feedback is beneficial to fiction writers of all levels.

He lives in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee. When he's not writing or speaking, he's rock climbing, playing disc golf, or slipping away to a matinee.

Check out Steven's website at and on twitter @sjamesauthor. You can also visit his Facebook page at