Robert R. Kresge (Rob) is an author of historical novels who moved to Albuquerque in late 2002. He has written three historical mysteries in the Warbonnet series (Wyoming, 1870s) and a Civil War spy novel based on real events, sort of Cold Mountain meets Eye of the Needle. He has also submitted modern short stories to a mystery magazine and two anthologies. Warbonnet mystery series Book One is Murder for Greenhorns.
Rob retired from the CIA in 2002 after working on Southeast Asia, North Korea, Iraq during Desert Storm, gray market arms dealers, and sanctions against the former Yugoslavia. He spent 10 years in the Counterterrorist Center, where he was a founding member in 1986. On September 11, 2001, Rob was the senior analyst responsible for warning of terrorist threats to United States interests. Rob has been a speaker, briefer and teacher on terrorism, economic sanctions, and the Intelligence Community. He also spent 30 years in the Army Reserve.
Ann Zeigler is retired from law practice after 35 years, most of them spent in investigating financial crimes. Her recent book, Preserving Electronic Evidence for Trial, is about people doing stupid things with electronic devices, and about lawyers and techies who can't understand each other, making the entire situation even worse.
Ann is available to talk to groups of "normal" people about how electronic evidence gets tampered with or destroyed, and what you should know about protecting yourself and your evidence in the event of an incident about which people might say the word "lawyers". The talk is filled with examples of how to aggravate judges, and how to avoid that disaster.
J. L. Greger is a biology professor and research administrator turned novelist. She likes to include tidbits of science and foreign locations in her thriller/mystery novels:
- Murder: A New Way to Lose Weight, winner of 2016 Public Safety Writers Association (PSWA) contest; finalist for New Mexico/ Arizona book award
- Malignancy, winner of 2015 PSWA contest
However, in her short stories, she prefers to focus on families:
Audiences at continuing education classes, conferences, Rotary meetings, and libraries have enjoyed her lectures on "science in your fiction." She discusses recent scientific discoveries and how they could be used in fiction, as well as reviewing science in fiction in a variety of genres of books and movies. Contact Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org