Iris Johansen is the New York Times
bestselling author of Chasing the Night, Blood
Game, Eve, and Eight Days to Live, among
others. She began writing after her children left home for college,
and first achieved success in the early 1980s writing category
romances. In 1991, she began writing suspense historical romance
novels, and in 1996 she turned to crime fiction, with which she has
had great success. She lives near Atlanta, Georgia.