Susanna Calkins works at Northwestern University, and writes historical mysteries set in plague-ridden 17th century England and which feature Lucy Campion, a chambermaid-turned-printer's apprentice. The fourth in the series, A Death Along the River Fleet, was released in April by Minotaur/St. Martins. Her books have been nominated for the Sue Feder Historical Mystery (Macavity) Award and twice for a Bruce Alexander Historical Mystery Award (Lefty). Born and raised in Philadelphia, she lives outside Chicago now with her husband and two sons. Check out her website at www.susannacalkins.com.