Gayleen Froese

Gayleen Froese is an LGBTQ writer of detective fiction living in Edmonton, Canada. Her novels include the Ben Ames detective series, the superhero novel Lightning Strike Blues and urban fantasy The Dominion from DSP Publications, and Touch and Grayling Cross from NeWest Press.

Gayleen has appeared on Canadian Learning Television’s A Total Write-Off, won the second season of the Three Day Novel Contest on Book Television and, as a singer-songwriter, showcased at festivals across Canada. She has worked as a radio writer and talk show host, an advertising creative director, and a communications officer.

A past resident of Saskatoon, Toronto, and northern Saskatchewan, Gayleen now lives in Edmonton with novelist Laird Ryan States in a home that includes dogs, geckos, snakes, monitor lizards and Marlowe the tegu. When not writing, she can be found kayaking, photographing unsuspecting wildlife, and playing cooperative board games, viciously competitive card games, and tabletop RPGs.