Ed Lynskey is a crime fiction writer residing not too far from the Pentagon. His P.I. Frank Johnson mystery series include Pelham Fell Here, The Dirt-Brown Derby, The Blue Cheer, Troglodytes, and The Zinc Zoo. His small town cozy mystery is Quiet Anchorage, featuring his amateur sleuth sisters Alma and Isabel Trumbo. His standalone Appalachian noir is Lake Charles. Mr. Lynskey lives with his family and one black-and-white cat named Frankie, after P.I. Frank Johnson. Ed and Frank are both Washington National baseball fans.