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 and several Lambda Literary awards. The Intersection of Law & 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.