Mark Stevens is the Denver-based author of the Allison Coil Mystery Series: Antler Dust, Trapline, Buried by the Roan, Lake of Fire, and The Melancholy Howl.
The series, set in the Flat Tops Wilderness of Western Colorado, has drawn upbeat reviews from The Denver Post, Kirkus Reviews, Mystery Scene Magazine, The Grand Junction Sentinel, The Aspen Times, High Country News, The Durango Herald, The Loveland Herald, and more. Kirkus Reviews called The Melancholy Howl “smart and indelible.” Trapline won the 2015 Colorado Book Award for best mystery and the 2015 Colorado Authors League award in genre fiction.
Mr. Stevens is president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. He is a member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, Western Writers of America (he was named 2016 Writer of the Year), and the Colorado Authors League. Stevens spent 20 years in journalism before starting a career in public relations.