practiced law in Los Angeles and taught writing at the University of
California Santa Barbara before moving to London. She’s a former
collegiate cross-country runner and a three time Jeopardy!
champion. China Lake won the 2009 Edgar award from the
Mystery Writers of America for Best Paperback Original. The Dirty
Secrets Club won the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for
Best Procedural Novel of 2008. The Nightmare Thief won the
2012 Audie Award for Thriller/Suspense audiobook of the year.
Ransom River is her tenth novel.