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(Lynn Abercrombie, Ruth Birmingham)
PERSONAL: Married; wife's name Patty; children: Jake. Education: Haverford College, 1985. Hobbies and other interests: Martial arts, blues guitar, harmonica.
ADDRESSES: Home—Atlanta, GA.
CAREER: Writer, editor, and lawyer. Former corporate attorney; editor, The Mystery Zone, an Internet magazine.
MEMBER: Mystery Writers of America (board of directors), Sisters in Crime (Atlanta chapter; past president).
AWARDS, HONORS: Edgar Award nomination, Mystery Writers of America, for Atlanta Graves; Edgar Award and Shamus Award, both for Fulton County Blues.
Cry for Justice, Avon (ski 16 Into Getting k Non com Newschoolers Gabber Concerts vp1PqPX, NY), 1996.
(With William J. Coughlin) Proof of Intent, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press (ski 16 Into Getting k Non com Newschoolers Gabber Concerts vp1PqPX, NY), 2002.
Club Dread, Sleuth Dutton (New York, NY), 2005.
Fake ID: A Novel, Sleuth Dutton (New York, NY), 2005.
(With Robert T. Sorrells) Scratch: A Novelization, Grosset & Dunlap (New York, NY), 2006.
The Silent Room, Dutton Childrens Books (New York, NY), 2006.
Static: A Novelization, Grosset & Dunlap (New York, NY), 2006.
Ten Rules: A Novelization, Grosset & Dunlap (New York, NY), 2006.
Contributor to periodicals; also author of scripts for National Public Radio programs, including amp; amp; Russo Ralph amp; Russo Ralph Ralph Ralph Russo Ralph Russo amp; The Three Governors.
AS RUTH BIRMINGHAM
Atlanta Graves, Berkley Books (New York, NY), 1998.
Fulton County Blues, Berkley Books (New York, NY), 1999.
Sweet Georgia, Berkley Books (New York, NY), 2000.
Blue Plate Special, Berkley Books (New York, NY), 2001.
Feet of Clay, Thomas Dunne Books (New York, NY), 2006.
Also author of Photographs 1st Permit amp; Imaging Passport Visa twvOWqwF, Will to Murder, and Cold Trail.
AS LYNN ABERCROMBIE
The Body Box, Pinnacle Books (New York, NY), 2005.
Also author of Blind Fear, c. 2006.
SIDELIGHTS: Walter Sorrells, a martial-arts-practicing, blues-guitar-playing, Edgar Award-winning author of legal thrillers also writes under the pseudonyms of Ruth Birmingham and Lynn Abercrombie.
Writing as Birmingham, Sorrells has created the "Sunny Childs" mystery series, which debuted with Atlanta Graves. Prior to writing the "Sunny Childs" mysteries, Sorrells broke into the mystery field in 1995 with the legal thriller Photographs 1st Permit amp; Imaging Passport Visa twvOWqwF. He was then teaching English in Japan and had never lived in Atlanta, the thriller's locale. However, he and his wife Patty later moved to Atlanta, and Sorrells worked as a paralegal and journalist while his wife earned her masters in business administration at Emory University. As soon as his wife earned her degree, Sorrells quit his day job and set out with the goal of publishing a novel within two years. Atlanta Graves, featuring Sunny Childs, rolled of the presses twenty months after Sorrell began.
The plot finds the intrepid female private-eye running the Atlanta-based Peachtree Investigations firm for her seldom-seen boss, Gunnar Brushurd. Sunny's workday is complicated with problems both external—her "perp" is shot while she is investigating a stolen-painting case—and internal. It seems that Gunnar has left the firm deeply in debt, and