Katherine Cox lives in Brooklyn, New York with her cats Atticus and Sherlock. When she isn't out looking for a great mystery to solve, you can find her at a bookstore reading anything and everything. Illustrator Vanessa Newton trained at the Fashion School of Technology and the School of Visual Arts. She has illustrated many books for children, including MISTER AND LADY DAY, ONE LOVE, and LET FREEDOM SING. She and her husband live in Charlotte, North Carolina.