Karp, Casey Karp and Larry
Larry Karp, Casey's father, has written long and short nonfiction, restored and collected antique music boxes, and practiced perinatal medicine. He left medical work in 1994 to write mystery novels full-time. The RagTime Traveler is the fourth book of an historical-mystery series, following The Ragtime Kid, The King of Ragtime, and The Ragtime Fool. A self-described New Yorker, Larry and his wife Myra have lived in Seattle for 46 years. They have two grown children and one grandchild. Casey Karp has been a librarian and a software quality engineer. He has been writing full-time since 2013. The RagTime Traveler is his first novel. An immigrant Californian, Casey and his wife, Maggie, have lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than two decades. They are owned by an ever-increasing herd of cats.