Murphy Edwards is the award winning author of Kingfish, Snapped, Dead Lake, Serious Money, Bumper Music, Heavy Weather, Noodlers, Ace of Spades and The Last Days of Maxwell Sweet. His supernatural crime novella, Stone Cold is featured in Four Ghosts. Edwards' dark and deadly fiction has appeared in Morpheus Tales, Trail of Indiscretion, Hardboiled Magazine, Barbaric Yawp, Samsara: The Magazine of Suffering, Nocturnal Lyric, Night Chills, Big Pulp, Criminal Class Review and in the anthologies Terror Train, Dead Bait, Dead Bait II, Dead Bait III, Assassin's Canon, Abaculus II & III, Morpheus Tales: The Horror Fields, Night Terrors, Splatterpunk Saints 2013, Unspeakable: A New Breed of Terror, Bloody Carnival, Indiana Horror 2011, Indiana Horror 2012, Indiana Horror 2014, Grave Robbers, Serial Killers Iterum, Hell and Indiana Science Fiction 2012. Edwards is the 2011 recipient of The Midwest Writers Workshop Writers Retreat Fellowship Award for Fiction and his short story, "Mister Checkers", was chosen to be among the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror of 2009 for the Leucrota Press Anthology, Abaculus III. He is the Co-Editor of Indiana Crime 2012 and Indiana Crime Review 2013 & 2014. In addition to the United States, Edwards has been published in Ireland, Australia, South Africa, and the U.K. He likes his music loud, his knives sharp and his turtle fried.