Catherine Coulter is one of the pre-eminent romantic suspense thriller and romance writers. She is the author of 19 New York Times bestselling FBI thrillers. She is also the author, with J. T. Ellison, of the New York Times bestselling The Final Cut, The Lost Key, and The End Game. Several of her novels have spent multiple weeks on both the hardcover and paperback New York Times Bestseller lists. She grew up on a horse farm in Texas and now lives in Marin County, California.