Laurie Stevens is a novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications and she co-wrote and produced the play with music, “Follow Your Dreams” with writer/producer/director Ronald Jacobs. Her short story, “Kill Joy,” is in the anthology, Last Exit to Murder and her debut novel The Dark Before Dawn, is the first in a psychological suspense series. The novel earned the Kirkus Star and was named to Kirkus Reviews “Best of 2011”. A Goodreads Book of the Month, the novel also received top honors at the 2012 Hollywood Book festival. Deep into Dusk is the second in the series and was named “Notable Page-Turner” by Shelf Unbound, won the 2013 Southern California Book Festival, and was honored at the 2014 London Book Festival. Psychology and forensics interest Laurie and she enjoys researching and writing about both. Laurie also writes novellas for the publisher Stark Raving Books. Her first novella for them, Love Me or Leave Me, is due out the summer of 2014. She lives in the city she writes about: Los Angeles. To learn more about the author, visit her website at http://www.lauriestevensbooks.com.