is a former Seattle policewoman and the author of twelve New York Times
bestsellers, including four Crime Files volumes prior to THE END OF THE DREAM: In the Name of Love,
the #1 bestseller A Fever in the Heart, You Belong to Me,
and A Rose for Her Grave; Bitter Harvest,
the shattering case of Debora Green, a doctor and loving mother driven to lethal acts of vengeance; the #1 bestseller If You Really Loved Me,
a chilling chronicle of a millionaire's murderous secret life; Everything She Ever Wanted,
the terrifying story of a sociopathic Georgia belle and her fatal allure; Small Sacrifices,
the horrific account of a woman's homicidal assault on her three young children; The Stranger Beside Me,
the fascinating tale of Rule's dawning horror as she realized her friend and coworker, Ted Bundy, was a serial killer; the #1 New York Times
bestseller Dead by Sunset,
a nightmarish story of a charismatic man and the women who always gave him what he wanted -- sex, money, their very lives; and the #1 New York Times
bestselling novel, Possession.
Ann Rule has testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee and regularly presents seminars to score s of law enforcement agencies, including the FBI Academy. She served on the U.S. Justice Department task force that set up VI-CAP (the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program now in place at FBI headquarters) to track and trap serial killers. She lives near Seattle.