Maia Ross is the author of the humorous Beaver Island mystery series, featuring retired spy Irma Abercrombie and couch-locked nerd Violet Blackheart, along with the spin-off series, Irma Saves Christmas, and the Beaver Island prequel novelette, Irmageddon.

Maia spent almost twenty years in the tech sector, and is an avid sailor. She makes her home in Toronto with her better half, John.