Lynn Abercrombie (website) is the pseudonym of Walter Sorrels (he also writes under the name Ruth Birmingham).
Walter Sorrells was born in 1962 in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1985 he graduated from Haverford College near Philadelphia.
He started writing books full-time in his mid-twenties. Over the years he wrote over 25 novels under his name and various aliases (including Lynn Abercrombie) and some of his books won prestigious awards, including the famous Edgar Award.
When he is not writing he enjoys practicing martial arts and swordsmithing focusing on Japanese style hand-forged swords.
While as Lynn Abercrombie he has written 2 novels in the Cold Case Thriller series, the author has written so far around 25 novels under his various pseudonyms.
The Cold Case Thriller series focuses on Mechelle Deakes, an African American detective working for the Atlanta Police Department, having been recently demoted to the PD’s cold case unit.
Cold Case Thriller Series In Order Of Publication
The Body Box, 2005
Blind Fear, 2006