Jon and Ruth Jordan met at a mystery conference here in Milwaukee. Within a few years they took their love of the genre to another level and started publishing Crimespree Magazine. They have also hosted Bouchercon,The World Mystery Convention, and they are part of the group of four that runs Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee each November. It is safe to say their love of the mystery genre has impacted every part of their lives. They have won multiple Anthony Awards and also the Raven Award from the Mystery Writers of America.