Michael Robertson studied literature at Purdue University, attended law school in southern California, and worked in educational publishing for several years. He currently lives in southern California. The Baker Street Letters is his first novel. Simon Vance is an award-winning actor and an AudioFile Golden Voice with over forty Earphones Awards. He has won thirteen prestigious Audie Awards and was Booklist's very first Voice of Choice in 2008. He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London.