J.M. Redmann writes two mystery series, one featuring New Orleans PI Micky Knight and as R. Jean Reid, the Nell McGraw series, about a Gulf Coast town newspaper editor. Her books have won First Place in the ForeWord mystery category, several Lambda Literary awards. The Intersection of Law and Desire was an Editor’s Choice of the San Francisco Chronicle and a recommended book by Maureen Corrigan of NPR’s Fresh Air. Redmann is an at-large board member for Mystery Writers of America.