Elizabeth Sims is a 10-year veteran of bookselling. She was a winner of the 1986 Writer's Digest short fiction contest. A longtime resident of the Detroit area, where "Holy Hell" is set, Sims now lives in Northern California.
Elizabeth Sims is the author of three previous Lillian Byrd crime stories, Holy Hell, Damn Straight and Lucky Stiff. She lives in Port Angeles, Wash.