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     Kristin Kisska used to be a finance geek, complete with MBA and Wall Street pedigree. A member of the James River Writers, International Thriller Writers, and Sisters in Crime, Kristin is now a self-proclaimed fictionista.

      Her short mystery story, “The Sevens” was included in the Bouchercon's Anthony Award-winning anthology, MURDER UNDER THE OAKS (2015). “A Colonial Grave”, which is a murder mystery set in Colonial Williamsburg, was included in VIRGINIA IS FOR MYSTERIES: VOLUME II (2016). Her third short story, "Wine and Prejudice" was published in the FIFTY SHADES OF CABERNET mystery anthology (2017). Her psychological suspense short story, "To the Moon and Back", was featured in the eclipse-themed mystery anthology, DAY OF THE DARK (2017). Her short story, "Czech Mate" was included in Malice Domestic's anthology, MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL (2018).

     In spring of 2019, two more of Kristin's short stories were published: "Snowbirding" in the Agatha Award winning Malice Domestic's anthology, MYSTERY MOST EDIBLE and "Unbridled" in DEADLY SOUTHERN CHARM. Her short story of historical suspense, "Prelude" was published in LEGENDS REBORN (2020). Her short story of suspense, "Swiping Right" was released in the booze-themed mystery anthology, MURDER BY THE GLASS (September 2021), and "Vendetta By the Sea" was published in VIRGINIA IS FOR MYSTERIES III (February 2022). 

       When not writing short stories, suspense novels and historical thrillers, Kristin can be found on Facebook and Instagram at KristinKisskaAuthor, and Tweeting @KKMHOO. She's a contributing blogger at the crime fiction blog, SleuthSayers.org. She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.