PETER HOULAHAN is an author, freelance writer, and book review contributor. His work has appeared in CrimeReads, Salon, L.A. Magazine, Police1, Hearst, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Daily Mirror, and the Orange County Register. His first book Norco ’80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History was a finalist for the Edgar Award, the Hammett Prize, and Macavity Award. The book has been chosen as a New York Times summer pick, a best book of the year by NPR, the Wall Street Journal, and Amazon, and a Gold Standard selection by the Junior Library Guild. Norco ‘80 has been produced as a multi-episode podcast by LAist/Futuro Studios.