Katherine V. Forrest is the author of 15 novels including Hancock Park, Curious Wine, and Daughters of a Coral Dawn. She is twice winner of the Lambda Literary Award for best mystery: for The Beverly Malibu and Murder by Tradition, both part of the Kate Delafield series. She has two books due to be published in 2005, Daughters of an Emerald Dusk (Alyson) and the anthology Women of Mystery (Alice Street Editions). A winner of the Lambda Literary Foundation’s Pioneer Award, Katherine Forrest lives in San Francisco.
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"A pioneer in lesbian literature.... A believer in the power of stories." —Lambda Book Report
"Forrest moves beyond the narrow confines of an ordinary suspense novel.... She has come of age as a writer on the national scene." —The Advocate
"Ms. Forrest's Los Angeles homicide detective Kate Delafield makes a strong impression...[she] plies her trade with admirable efficiency and hard-to-come-by integrity." —New York Times Book Review
"Forrest writes extremely well, and she manages to address the social and sexual issues of being gay...while never losing sight of the story she's telling.... She's one of the best in the trade..." —Women's Review of Books
"Few mystery writers combine such an intelligent take on issues with such solid storytelling." — Publishers Weekly