Maya Corrigan blends her love of food and detective stories in her Five-Ingredient Mystery series set in a fictional historic town on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Before taking up a life of crime (on the page), she taught university courses in writing, detective fiction, American literature, and drama. A winner of the 2015 New England Reader's Award and the 2013 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Unpublished Mystery / Suspense, she has published nonfiction and short stories under her full name of Mary Ann Corrigan. Her website includes trivia about classic mysteries. Visit her at mayacorrigan.com.