Ace Atkins is the author of several novels, including The Lost Ones and Lullaby (G.P. Putnams Sons May 2012). Atkins is a former journalist who earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for a feature series based on his investigation into a forgotten murder of the 1950s. The story became the core of his critically acclaimed novel, White Shadow. In 2011 he was selected by the Robert B. Parker estate to continue the bestselling adventures of Bostons iconic private eye, Spenser.