Catriona McPherson is contributing the short story “Kissin’ Don’t Kill” to Killer Nashville Presents…First Kills. Catriona McPherson writes the Agatha, Macavity, and Bruce-Alexander winning “Dandy Gilver” detective series, set in her native Scotland in the 1920s. In 2013 she started a strand of darker (that’s not difficult) standalones. The first, As She Left It, won an Anthony Award and the IndieFab Gold for Mystery. The Day She Died was shortlisted for an Edgar. Catriona immigrated to America in 2010 and lives in northern California with a black cat and a scientist. She is proud to have served as the 2015 president of Sisters in Crime.