is the author of Appearance
of Counsel, the Afterword to the Edgar Award-winning
biography, Rex Stout: A Majesty's Life, and the
well-received P.I. novel, Double Endorsement.
The editor of Crimestalker Casebook, Mr. McAleer
is an active member of the Private Eye Writers
of America and the Mystery Writers of America.
He has contributed to numerous publications including
The Strand, Mystery Scene, Hardbroiled, Mystery
Time, The Baker Street Dispatch, Whitechapel Journal,
Futures, The Lizzie Borden Quarterly, and The
Gazette: Journal of The Wolfe Pack. His legal
essays include a critical analysis of the Lizzie
Borden Grand Jury and the History of Suffolk Law
School. President of the Boston Authors Club,
Mr. McAleer practices criminal law privately in
Massachusetts and teaches The Master Sleuths at
Boston College. He is the 2003 winner of the Speckled
Band's Sherlock Holmes Revere Bowl Award.