Award-winning ex-journalist and novelist Carole Nelson Douglas has written sixty-three novels ranging from historical and contemporary mystery and romance to science fiction thrillers to high and urban fantasy. She's an Agatha nominee who has won fifty writing awards, including multiple Cat Writers' Association Muse Medallions A Rita award finalist in four different genres, she has RT Reviews Magazine Lifetime Achievement awards in Suspense, Mystery, Versatility, and as a Pioneer of Publishing. She writes two popular Las Vegas-set series: the Midnight Louie, feline PI, mysteries partially narrated by a "Sam Spade with hairballs" and the Delilah Street, Paranormal Investigator, noir urban fantasies of werewolf mobsters and Silver Screen zombies in a paranormal Sin City. Douglas was the first author of a Sherlockian series with a female protagonist, diva-detective Irene Alder, the only woman to outwit Holmes, debuting with the New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Good Night, Mr. Holmes. If she has a literary muse, it's definitely feline: mysterious, wise, playful, and packing sharp shivs in velvet gloves.