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Author D. M. Pirrone: For You Were Strangers, and Shall We Not Revenge


D. M. Pirrone is the nom de plume of Diane Piron-Gelman, who works as an editor and narrates audiobooks when she isn’t writing. Shall We Not Revenge (Book 1 of the Hanley & Rivka Mysteries) was a Kirkus Prize nominee and a Notable Page-Turner in the Shelf Unbound 2014 Indie Novel competition. Book 2, For You Were Strangers, won Honorable Mention for Mystery as a Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab 2015 Book of the Year. Ms. Pirrone’s debut mystery, No Less In Blood (Five Star/Cengage, 2011), received rave reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Booklist.

A Chicago native and history buff, Ms. Pirrone is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, the Society of Midland Authors, the Historical Novel Society, and the Chicago Writers Association. She lives on the Northwest Side with her husband and two sons.