Working in talk radio can involve murder-crazed callers, wacky co-workers, demanding advertisers - and that's just on a normal day. Occasionally there's more. Like the day that begins "Riding Gain", when a former intern at Shauna J. Bogart's radio station is murdered in what the police decide is a drug deal gone bad. Shauna J. doesn't buy it; she plunges into an investigation of her own, and is drawn into a disturbing new world of electronic surveillance and "security." Shauna J. made her debut in "Murder Off Mike", which war the Malice Domestic contest for the best first traditional mystery; the book was also nominated for the Agatha award the following year.
Joyce Krieg, like Shauna J., is a veteran broadcaster, both on and off the air. Krieg's many awards and honors include being named Professional of the Year by the Sacramento Public Relations Association and being inducted into the Valley Broadcast Legends for working in local radio for more than twenty years. She lives in Pacific Grove, California.