About the Author
Susan Alexander, a graduate of Harvard Law School, has worked as a lawyer in the public interest, along with serving as a federal judge's law clerk, an arbitrator, a law professor, and a consultant on legal writing. She's also worked at three Chicago law firms. Susan now focuses primarily on writing. Her writing has appeared in a wide array of publications, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, the San Francisco Daily Journal, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the Baltimore Sun, the New York Daily News, the ABA Journal, and a host of other professional and mainstream publications. Susan was the first editor of The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, and her short story "Neglect" was a winner in Chicago Lawyer magazine's first annual fiction competition. In addition to writing A Quicker Blood, Susan is the author of Jealous Mistress, a suspense-filled mystery set on Chicago's North Shore. She lives in San Francisco.