Our guest for the June edition of Literary Ashland is Darrell James. Darrell is a recent transplant to Ashland, OR, moving here from Tucson, AZ, via Los Angeles. He is the author of the Award Winning and multi-nominated Del Shannon series of mystery/thrillers that include: Nazareth Child, winner of the 2012 Left Coast Crime Eureka Award for Best First Novel; Sonora Crossing, and Purgatory Key, which was nominated for both the Anthony and Shamus Awards. In addition, his more than thirty short stories have appeared in numerous mystery magazines and book anthologies, and have garnered a number of awards. His most recent Little Earl short story appears in the MWA anthology, Vengeance, edited by Lee Child. For more information, visit his website.