D.M. Pirrone is the nom de plume of Diane Piron-Gelman, a longtime freelance editor and writer. She is the author of No Less in Blood and Shall We Not Revenge, which recently received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. She has also written and published extensively for fantasy role-playing games, including three sourcebooks on the history of the BattleTech (TM) universe and several short fiction pieces for the cyberpunk Shadowrun (TM) game. A Chicago native, history buff and avid reader of just about anything, Ms. Piron-Gelman is a longtime member of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.