DEBORAH J LEDFORD is a screenwriter, film producer, and the award-winning author of the Inola Walela/Steven Hawk psychological suspense thriller series, including: CAUSING CHAOS, CRESCENDO, STACCATO, and The Hillerman Sky Award Finalist SNARE. CAUSING CHAOS and CRESCENDO, are Anthony Award Finalists for Best Audiobook 2016 & 2014. The recordings are produced by the film and media production company IOF Productions Ltd, available from Audible and iTunes.
Edgar Award winner, and three-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, she is an adjunct Professor for Arizona State University's Piper Writer Center for Creative Writing, and past-president of Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths (AZ chapter). Part Eastern Band Cherokee, Deborah spent her summers growing up in the Great Smoky Mountains region of North Carolina where her novels are set. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and two awesome Aussie pups. DeborahJLedford.com