Ellen Hart has authored thirty crime novels. A six-time winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Mystery, she was made an official GLBT Literary Saint in 2005, and received the GCLS Trailblazer Award for lifetime achievement for lesbian literature in 2010. The latest Sophie Greenway mystery is No Reservation. The Grave Soul, the twenty-third Jane Lawless mystery, was published in 2015. Hart recently married her partner of thirty-seven years, Kathleen Kruger.