Peggy Rothschild grew up in Los Angeles. Always a mystery-lover, she embraced the tales of Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys before graduating to the adult section of the library. An English major in high school, she switched to art–her other passion–in college. Peggy's newest mystery, A Deadly Bone to Pick, will be published by Berkley/Penguin Random House in February 2022. Her short stories have been published in the anthologies The Best Laid Plans, Heartbreaks and Half-Truths, and Avenging Angelenos. She also illustrated the children’s book Angie’s Great Big Beautiful Life: Tales of Angie the Rescue Cat. She is a member of Sisters in Crime International and Sisters in Crime Los Angeles. Find her at www.peggyrothschild.net.