Catherine Lundoff is a transplanted Brooklynite who lives in scenic Minnesota with her wife, a very talented bookbinder and artist, and the two cats who own them. In former lives, she was an archaeologist and a bookstore owner, though not at the same time. These days, she does arcane things with computer software at large companies and hangs out at science fiction conventions and book festivals. She is also the publisher at Queen of Swords Press.
Her recent works include short stories in such venue as Fireside Magazine, American Monsters Part 2, The LHMP Podcast, The Cainite Conspiracies: A Vampire the Masquerade V20 Anthology, World of Darkness: Ghosthunters, The Mammoth Book of the Adventures of Professor Moriarty and Respectable Horror. She has also had essays and articles published in such venues as Nightmare Magazine: Queers Destroy Horror, My Wandering Uterus: Tales of Traveling While Female, Queer Voices: Poetry, Prose and Pride, the SFWA Blog and SF Signal. Her books include Blood Moon, Silver Moon, Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories, A Day at the Inn, a Night at the Palace and Other Stories, Unfinished Business: Tales of the Dark Fantastic and the Goldie Award-winning collections Crave and Night’s Kiss. She has also edited or co-edited three anthologies: Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space), Hellebore and Rue: Tales of Queer Women and Magic (with JoSelle Vanderhooft) and the Spectrum Award-winning anthology Haunted Hearths and Sapphic Shades: Lesbian Ghost Stories.
Becca Thornton, divorced, middle-aged and trying to embrace her quiet existence, discovers that life still holds plenty of surprises when her menopause comes with bonus lycanthropy.