Justin Scott has made his living for fifty years writing historical suspense novels, thrillers, and sea stories. They include The Shipkiller, A Pride of Kings, and The Man Who Loved The Normandie, as well as the Benjamin Abbott New England detective series, and his collaboration with Clive Cussler on the Isaac Bell historical detective series set early in the Twentieth Century. The Shipkiller is honored in the International Thriller Writers’ collection Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads. The Mystery Writers of America nominated him for Edgar Allan Poe awards for Best First Novel and Best Short Story. Paul Garrison is his main pen name under which he writes modern sea stories and an occasional thriller based on a Robert Ludlum character. Born in Manhattan, he grew up on Long Island’s Great South Bay in a family of professional writers. His father wrote Westerns and poetry. His mother wrote romances and short stories. His sister, Alison Scott Skelton, is a life-long novelist who currently writes the Warriors of Tir Nan Og young adult series. Justin is an Eagle Scout, holds BA and MA degrees in history, and before becoming a writer, drove boats and trucks, helped build Fire Island beach houses, edited an electronic engineering journal, and tended bar in a Hell’s Kitchen saloon. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, filmmaker Amber Edwards. Recently, they wrote a novel together, Forty Days and Forty Nights, about a Mississippi River flood weaponized by a domestic terrorist. Publishers’ Weekly hailed, “action and adventure on a cinematic scale.” THE SISTER QUEENS is Justin Scott’s thirty-ninth book.