Matt Cost, aka Matthew Langdon Cost, writes the Mainely Mysteries and the Clay Wolfe/Port Essex Mystery series. He’s also written several books of historical fiction, including I Am Cuba, At Every Hazard, and Love in a Time of Hate. Velma Gone Awry: A Brooklyn 8 Ballo Mystery will be his first jaunt in combining his two loves of histories and mysteries into a historical private eye mystery.
Cost was a history major at Trinity College. He owned a mystery bookstore, a video store, and a gym, before serving a ten-year sentence as a junior high school teacher. In 2014, he was released and began writing. And now that’s what he does: He writes histories and mysteries.
Cost now lives in Brunswick, Maine, with his wife, Harper. There are four grown children: Brittany, Pearson, Miranda, and Ryan. A chocolate Lab and a basset hound round out the mix. For the latest news, follow Matt Cost on Facebook, on Instagram @mlangdoncost, and visit www.mattcost.net.