Lisa Scottoline is a New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author of 22 novels. She has 30 million copies of her books in print in the United States, and she has been published in 35 countries. She has served as the president of Mystery Writers of America, and her thrillers have been optioned for television and film. She also writes a weekly humor column with her daughter, Francesca Serritella, for The Philadelphia Inquirer, and those critically acclaimed stories have been adapted into a series of memoirs, the first of which is entitled WHY MY THIRD HUSBAND WILL BE A DOG. She lives in the Philadelphia area with an array of disobedient pets.