Alice K. Boatwright’s first Ellie Kent mystery, Under an English Heaven, won the 2016 Mystery and Mayhem Grand Prize for the best mystery in the Chanticleer International Book Award competition. Boatwright is also the author of Collateral Damage, three novellas about the long-term impact of the Vietnam War, which won the 2013 Bronze Award for Literary Fiction from the Independent Publisher Book Awards.  She formerly lived in the UK and Paris and now makes her home in the Pacific Northwest.  Learn more at