Valerie Elmhirst is an artist from Montreal, Quebec where she studied at the School of Art & Design, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. She currently works from her studio in Grimsby, Ontario where she lives with her second husband, Larry Lalonde. Valerie considers not marrying Larry when they met in kindergarten a serious lapse in judgement. Escape from the Mad Man is Valerie’s debut as a cover artist, illustrator and author.
Larry Lalonde is a television writer and producer from Montreal, Quebec. His credits include the science fiction comedy feature film Top of the Food Chain (aka, Invasion!), the Canadian TV series Murdoch Mysteries and The Pinkertons, as well as shows for Netflix, SYFY, CBS, NBC and the CTV network in Canada. Escape from the Mad Man is Larry’s debut as an author.