J M West, author of the Carlisle Crime Cases features Homicide Detectives Christopher Snow and Erin McCoy, is a Professor Emerita of English Studies at Harrisburg Area Community College, The Gettysburg Campus. She also taught at Messiah College and Shippensburg University and served as Assistant Director of the Learning Center (SU). The CCCs include Dying for Vengeance, Courting Doubt and Darkness, Darkness at First Light, Had a Dying Fall, and Things Strangled. Glory in the Flower, her debut novel, depicts four coeds’ struggles during the turbulent sixties. See her website www.carlislecrimecases.com for details on the police procedurals by JM West on Facebook for updates and book events.
Sherry Knowlton and West co-host the “Milford House Mysteries,” author interviews and writing tips on the Bookspeak Network at www.blogtalkradio.com
She and her husband live in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. They have two sons and two grandsons. They enjoy their Border Collie mix. In her spare time, West participates in a book club and writing group, and reads voraciously.