Stephen Penner

Stephen Penner is an author, attorney, and adjunct law professor from Seattle, Washington.Born and raised near Detroit, Michigan, Stephen was writing murder mysteries and fantasy adventures while still in elementary school. In college, he studied languages and spent a year living in Europe. He attended law school at the University of Michigan and moved to Seattle after earning his law degree. Stephen began his legal career as a criminal defense attorney in downtown Seattle, appearing in federal, state, and municipal courts throughout the State of Washington.

After several years of defense work, Stephen 'switched sides' and became a prosecutor. He has been prosecuting cases for over 15 years, working his way up from misdemeanor offenses, to felonies, and finally to homicides. He has tried nearly 100 cases and now supervises other prosecutors. In addition, he uses his extensive experience to teach trial advocacy to Seattle law students.As an author, Stephen pens the David Brunelle legal thriller series, featuring Assistant D.A. David Brunelle and a recurring cast of cops, defense attorneys, and forensic experts. He also writes the Maggie Devereaux paranormal mysteries, recounting the exploits of an American graduate student in the magical Highlands of Scotland.

Genres: Mystery

   Mars Station Alpha (2011)
   The Godling Club (2012)
   Seven Deadly Sins (2012) (with Vickie Adair, Diana Ilinca, Dawn Kirby, Tymothy Longoria, Michelle Anderson Picarella and A T Russell)
   Katie Carpenter, Fourth Grade Genius (2012)