Ed Gorman was born November 2, 1941. He spent many years in the advertising industry before turning to full‐time writing in 1984. Gorman is best known as a mystery author, but also founded Mystery Scene Magazine with Robert J. Randisi, and is a noted anthology editor. His first mystery novel, Rough Cut, was published in 1985, and features P.I. Jack Dwyer. Since then, Gorman has written many other character series and stand‐alone novels, both mysteries and westerns, including a group of horror novels as by Daniel Ransom and several contemporary thrillers as by E. J. Gorman. He received the Shamus Award, the Spur Award, and the International Fiction Writers Award. Gorman passed away in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on October 14, 2016.

  • Graves' Retreat / Night of Shadows
  • 978-1-933586-86-1
  • Two classic western mysteries originally published in 1989 and 1990. As the critic for the Rocky Mountain Times said, Ed Gorman is "simply one of the best western writers of our time." And a damn fine mystery writer as well. Includes a new introduction by the author. June 2015.

  • The Autumn Dead / The Night Remembers
  • 978-1-933586-60-1
  • Two of Gorman's best detective novels, the first one featuring Jack Dwyer, former-cop-turned-P.I., who tries to solve a mystery for a past love, and the second featuring Jack Walsh in a mystery which author Jeremiah Healy called "an extraordinary novel" and Kevin Burton Smith in Thrilling Detective sited as "his masterpiece." New introductions by Rick Ollerman and Ben Boulden are included in this December 2014 release.