Betty Alt and Sandra Wells are the co-authors of five other books, all delving into the area of criminal justice. They include: Wicked Women; Fleecing Grandma and Grandpa; Policewomen: Life with the Badge; Mountain Murders: Homicide in the Rockies. Well has a Ph.D from Colorado State University and retired as chief investigator with the Pueblo, Colorado District Attorney’s office. Betty Alt has an M.A. in history from Northeast Missouri State University and is a lecturer in sociology at Colorado State University - Pueblo.