STEPHEN KAMINSKI is the author of It Takes Two to Strangle, the first book in the Damon Lassard Dabbling Detective series. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Harvard Law School. Stephen has practiced law for well over a decade and currently serves as General Counsel to a national non-profit organization. He is a lifelong lover of all types of mysteries, including cozies, and lives with his wife and daughter in Arlington, Virginia.  It Takes Two to Strangle is the 2012 winner of the Reader Views Literary Award for Best Regional Book (Mid-Atlantic).