JOE COSENTINO was voted favorite LGBT mystery, humorous, and contemporary author of the year by the readers of Divine Magazine for DRAMA QUEEN, the first Nicky and Noah mystery (Lethe Press). The other Nicky and Noah mysteries are: DRAMA MUSCLE (Rainbow Award Honorable Mention), DRAMA CRUISE, DRAMA LUAU, DRAMA DETECTIVE. He is also the author of the Cozzi Cove series: COZZI COVE: BOUNCING BACK, COZZI COVE: STEPPING OUT, COZZI COVE: NEW BEGINNINGS (NineStar Press); the Dreamspinner Press novellas: IN MY HEART: AN INFATUATION & A SHOOTING STAR (Rainbow Award Honorable Mention), THE NAKED PRINCE AND OTHER TALES FROM FAIRYLAND (Open Skye Book Reviews Favorite Audiobook of the Month), A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS; and the Jana Lane mysteries: PAPER DOLL, PORCELAIN DOLL, SATIN DOLL, CHINA DOLL, and RAG DOLL (The Wild Rose Press). He has appeared in principal acting roles in film, television, and theatre, opposite stars such as Bruce Willis, Rosie O’Donnell, Nathan Lane, Holland Taylor, and Jason Robards. Joe is currently Head of the Department/Professor at a college in upstate New York, and is happily married.