Meet the Author

S1w4hHaMJamie Bernthal leads three lives. As J.C. Bernthal, he is an academic with a special interest in crime fiction and gender and sexuality. As James Bernthal-Hooker, he is a
private researcher for a bestselling crime novelist. And as Jamie Bernthal, he writes fun short mysteries.

Jamie is a member of the Crime Writers’ Association. He’s a huge fan of Agatha Christie, postmodernism, and the Oxford comma. He lives in Suffolk with his husband.

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