Madeline (M.M.) Gornell is the award winning author of Uncle Si's Secret, Death of a Perfect Man, Lies of Convenience, Reticence of Ravens, and Counsel of Ravens. Her first Route 66 mystery, Reticence of Ravens, was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer 2011 fiction Prize, the da Vinci Eye (cover art), and the Montaigne Medal (most thought provoking book). And Lies of Convenience was a Hollywood Book Festival Finalist and along with Uncle Si's Secret, a PSWA Fiction winner. Counsel of Ravens is a London Book Festival(honorable mention) and Los Angeles Times Book Festival Genre Fiction (runner-up). Rhodes The Mojave-Stone was released April 1, 2015. She continues to be inspired by historic Route 66.
M.M. is a lifetime lover of mysteries, and besides reading and writing, she is also a potter with a fondness for stoneware and reduction firing. She lives with her husband and assorted canines in the Mojave High-Desert near the internationally revered Route 66. You can visit her online at her website http://www.mmgornell.com, or her BLOG http://www.mmgornell.wordpress.com, or email her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.