Our Team

Claire ApplewhiteAcquisitions Editor and Author Relations

Claire Applewhite is a graduate of St. Louis University.She has served as President of the Missouri Writers Guild, as a board member of the Midwest Chapter, Mystery Writers of America, the St. Louis Metropolitan Press Club, St. Louis Writers Guild and Sisters in Crime, and is a member of the Ozark Writers League and Mystery Writers of America. An award winning mystery and suspense author, Claire is an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

Tom Applewhite—Research Consultant

Tom Applewhite acts as a technical consultant for inquiries related to medical and firearms issues. He is a graduate of St. Louis University medical school, and has completed instruction at the Chapman Academy, Thunder Ranch and the Sig Arms Academy.