Frederick Weisel has been a writer and editor for more than 30 years. His debut novel, The Silenced Women: A Violent Crime Investigations Team Mystery, was published by Poisoned Pen Press in February 2021. It’s the first in a new police procedural series set in Northern California about a team of five police homicide investigators racing to solve a recent killing and several similar cold cases before the murderer strikes again. The Library Journal named the novel “Debut of the Month for February” in a starred review that called the book “a cinematic start to a new series.” The second novel in the series, The Day He Left, will be published in February 2022. He’s currently at work on the third novel in the series.