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Rich Zahradnik

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Rich Zahradnik is the author of the Coleridge Taylor Mystery series from Camel Press. Last Words is the first novel in the series and was published Oct. 1, 2014. Drop Dead Punk comes out Aug. 15.

Last Words won Honorable Mention for mystery in Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Awards and Bronze Medal for mystery/thriller ebook in the IPPYs. It was also a Finalist in the mystery category of the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Zahradnik was a journalist for 30-plus years, working as a reporter and editor in all major news media, including online, newspaper, broadcast, magazine and wire services. He held editorial positions at CNN, Bloomberg News, Fox Business Network, AOL and The Hollywood Reporter, often writing news stories and analysis about the journalism business, broadcasting, film production, publishing and the online industry.
Shamus Awards Best Paperback original winner (2018) : Lights Out Summer