Susan Shea spent more than two decades as a non-profit executive before beginning her first critically praised mystery series in 2010, featuring a professional fundraiser for a fictional museum. In 2017, she debuted a new mystery series set in France, for St. Martin’s Minotaur Books. She’s a regular on 7 Criminal Minds blog, is secretary of the national Sisters in Crime board, a past board member of the Northern California chapters of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America. She’s a mother and grandmother. She lives in Marin County, California, where two cats pretty much rule the house!