Gayleen Froese Gayleen Froese

Gayleen Froese is a GSRM writer of detective fiction living in Edmonton, Canada. Her mystery novels include the The Girl Whose Luck Ran Out from DSP Publications (available June 14, 2022), and Touch and Grayling Cross from NeWest Press. Her chapter book for adults, What the Cat Dragged In, was short-listed in the International 3-Day Novel Contest and is published by The Asp, an authors’ collective based in western Canada.

Gayleen has appeared on Canadian Learning Television’s A Total Write-Off, won the second season of the Three Day Novel Contest on BookTelevision 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.

Gayleen can be found on Twitter @gayleenfroese, at, and on Facebook @GayleenFroeseWriting