Edgar/Anthony awards finalist Craig McDonald is an award-winning and internationally best-selling novelist, editor and journalist. His critically acclaimed Hector Lassiter series includes "One True Sentence," "Forever's Just Pretend," "Toros & Torsos," "The Great Pretender," "Roll the Credits," "The Running Kind," "Print the Legend," "Death In The Face," "Three Chords & the Truth," "Write From Wrong," and "Head Games," which was a finalist for the Edgar, Anthony, Gumshoe and Crimespree Magazine awards for best first novel. It is being adapted as a graphic novel by First Second for release in 2017.
A standalone thriller about illegal immigration, "El Gavilan," was published in autumn 2011 to a Publishers Weekly starred review and was also selected for several year's best lists.
A new series of direct-to-eBook thrillers featuring crime novelist Chris Lyon was launched in 2012; the series features crossovers by characters from the Hector Lassiter series; Hector himself appears in "Angels of Darkness."