Mystery writer Sharon Yang is Professor Emerita of literature and film from the English Department at Worcester State University, Massachusetts. In addition to writing her Jessica Minton Mystery series for TouchPoint Press, Yang is now Central Massachusetts Member at Large for Sisters in Crime. Sharon Yang’s mystery series, set in the 1940s, features a smart-talking, independent female lead who faces Nazi fifth columnists, crooked cops, femme fatales, tough guys, and even romance. Abetting her are her madcap sister Liz, a coterie of loyal friends, a sharp-witted love interest, and a wise-aleck cat, Dusty. In her latest adventure, Always Play the Dark Horse, Jessica, her husband, and Dusty find their summer idyll on Connecticut’s Long Island Sound shattered when the humans discover a missing professor’s body washed ashore, leading to the unfolding of darker secrets.