Ali Brandon is the New York Times bestselling author of the Black Cat Bookshop Mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime, including Literally Murder and Words with Fiends. Writing under her real name, Diane A.S. Stuckart, she penned the popular Leonardo da Vinci historical mystery series, which received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, as well as a Florida Book Award. A native Texan with a degree in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Diane a/k/a Ali now lives in South Florida. She's a member of Mystery Writers of America and the Cat Writers Association, as well as caretaker to three spoiled felines.
"A fun mystery that kept me guessing to the end!"--Rebecca M. Hale, New York Times bestselling author of the Cats and Curios Mysteries
"An engaging new series...most definitely the start of something great."--Sandra Balzo, award-winning author of the Maggy Thorsen and Main Street Mysteries "A charming, cozy read."--Elaine Viets, author of the Dead-End Job Mysteries