Dick is the author of the first two entries in the Elder Darrow Jazz Mystery series, In Solo Time and Solo Act, the story of an alcoholic who walks into a dive bar in Boston . . . and buys it. Solo Act was a Finalist for the Maine Literary Award in Crime Fiction, in 2017 and In Solo Time won the award in 2018. Dick serves on the Board of the Mystery Writers of America's New England chapter and lives and writes in Cape Elizabeth.