J.D. Allen earned a degree in forensic anthropology and creative writing from Ohio State University. She’s also taught other writers on a variety of topics, including the basics of crime scene investigation and the art of public speaking.
Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes mystery writer J.D. Allen to the studio.
ABOUT J.D.: JD Allen attended The Ohio State University and earned a degree in forensic anthropology with a creative writing minor. Her Sin City Investigation Series debuts in February 2018 with 19 SOULS from Midnight Ink.
Her short story "Grasshoppers" was published in the Anthony Award-winning Bouchercon 2015 Anthology, MURDER UNDER THE OAKS. In 2016, She was nominated for the Killer Nashville Claymore Award and won the Mystery Writers of America Freddie Award. She's a member of the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention National Board as well as president of the Triangle Chapter of Sisters in Crime chapter.
ABOUT SKIN GAME: Private investigator Jim Bean has worked hard to create his new identity in Vegas. He doesn't have a great life, but it's his. When his ex-fiancée Erica Floyd walks into one of his investigations looking for her missing sister, the tragic past he wanted to leave behind comes flooding back. ?
Despite serious reservations, Jim agrees to search for Erica's sister. Clues lead him to a human trafficking ring and one of Vegas's most influential mobsters. Unless Jim can face the ghosts of his past, the anger of his present, and a new enemy out for his blood, four women will suffer a fate worse than death.
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