Loretta Jackson, who co-authors with her sister, Vickie Britton, has written over forty novels including the Jeff McQuede High Country Mystery series: Murder in Black and White, Whispers of the Stones, and Stealer of Horses. They are also authors of the eight book archaeological Ardis Cole Mystery Series and the Pre-Columbian mystery series.
Both writers are drawn to the western setting, which has provided a background for much of their work. Their westerns include Death Comes in Pairs and the Luck of the Draw western series: The Devil's Game, The Fifth Ace, and The Wild Card.
Loretta,lives in Junction City, Kansas. She is a former high school English teacher who taught several years on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.