Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Ingrid Thoft is the author of the critically acclaimed Fina Ludlow series. LOYALTY, IDENTITY, BRUTALITY, and DUPLICITY (January 2017) feature the Boston private investigator who tangles with the city’s criminal element and her family of personal injury attorneys. The series has been called “sizzling” by Entertainment Weekly and “dazzling” by Publishers Weekly. BRUTALITY won the Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel. LOYALTY was nominated for the Shamus Award for best debut P.I. novel and received the Spotted Owl Award for best debut mystery by a Pacific Northwest writer. Ingrid earned a certificate in private investigation from the University of Washington in her quest to create a believable private investigator character and also a graduate of Wellesley College. The novels are currently being developed into a TV series by ABC studios. Ingrid lives in Seattle with her husband and is a member of Seattle7Writers, a collective of Pacific Northwest authors whose mission is to foster and support passion for the written word.