Laura Resnick was born in Chicago, and when she was a teenager her family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. Growing up in a family of writers, daughter of SF writer Mike Resnick, she never thought she would end up in a writing career, herself. A cum laude graduate of Georgetown University, where she studied languages and linguistics. Laura can speak French and Italian. After college, she moved overseas for a few years, where she studed acting at London Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Laura Resnick can be found at sff.net/people/laresnick/.
"Fans of Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse series will appreciate this series' lively heroine and the appealing combination of humor, mystery, and romance."--Library Journal "Esther Diamond is the Stephanie Plum of urban fantasy! ...Unplug the phone and settle down for a fast and funny read!"--Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author "It's a fun, frequently goofy, holiday story with more than a touch of staire and just the right edge of supernatural horror to keep things exciting." --Locus "Esther's books are always a mix of humor, scary paranormal adventures, a wacky group of supporting cast and an intense mystery to solve. I can't wait to see what happens to Esther after the holidays." --News and Sentinel "Full of fabulously eccentric characters, magical mystery, and a bit of romance, Polterheist is the perfect holiday read for any urban fantasy fan." --SciFiChick