Jennifer Allison is an author of mysteries and a high school English teacher with a passion for working with young writers. Her GILDA JOYCE: PSYCHIC INVESTIGATOR mystery series received starred reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly, as well as inclusion in School Library Journal’s “Best Books of the Year” and Booklist Magazine’s “Top Ten Mysteries” lists. The Gilda Joyce mysteries have been translated into seven languages and nominated for an Edgar Allen Poe Award.
Valerie Rickert, Ph.D. is a chemist who challenges high school students in chemistry and math, as well as a college chemistry professor. Before entering the education field, she was an analytical chemist analyzing samples for court. She also performed research at Argonne National Laboratory.