Margaret Stohl is the #1 New York Times best-selling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures series. Her solo books include Icons, Idols, and Black Widow: Forever Red. Before writing her first novel, Stohl was a veteran of the video-game industry, working with Activision (now Activision Blizzard) and Westwood Studios (now Electronic Arts). Margaret later became a cofounder of 7 Studios with her husband, Lewis Peterson. She has previously been nominated for Most Innovative Game Design at the Game Developers Conference. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband and daughters.
"Action-packed . . . [Stohl creates] a complex tapestry from which emerges the story of the origins of the Black Widow." VOYA" * "Every aspect of this book is terrific, from the concrete details and rich language to the interactions among Alex, Ava, and Natasha . . . . Here's hoping for a sequel!" Booklist, starred review"