Bio: Born in Baltimore, MD, Beth Anderson attended school in Pekin, IL, Baltimore, MD, and Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Illinois Benedictine College, where she majored in Business Administration. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, EPIC and EPPRO, and is now the full-time author known as Hotclue on the Internet; her website is at http://www.bethanderson-hotclue.com.
Beth has spoken at numerous writers conferences, guest-lectured at Purdue University and Moraine Valley College, appeared on the Cathy OMalley and Judy Markey WGN Radio Show, the ABC Evening News and various other radio and television shows in the Chicago area, and has been featured in numerous newspaper articles both local and nationwide.
Beth's books include: Diamonds, Leisure Books; All That Glitters, Ivy Books; Count On Me, Harlequin Superromance, Night Sounds and Murder Online, and her upcoming Second Generation, to be published by Atlantic Bridge in the fall of 2001. Beth currently resides in a Chicago, Illinois suburb with her husband Stan and two cats, Jessica and Beemer. Her hobby is collecting porcelain dolls, who keep her company in her writing room, and yes, she does talk to them from time to time.
A young woman is strangled to death, then raped afterward by a man she is thought, by Chicago detectives, to have met online. And she did correspond with him; however, she had met him in person first. In an effort to track down her daughter's killer, Claire Jenson delves into internet chat rooms, using her dead daughter's identity. But when Claire begins talking to the killer online and he threatens her, she has no idea who he is--or where he is. But he knows exactly how to find her...
Chicago jazz pianist Joe Barbarello, on the night of his greatest success at Chicago's Ravinia, spots a beautiful woman in the audience and can't look away. He goes home with her and stays for three days and nights. After he comes up for air he discovers that this woman, Zoey Bauer, is the prime suspect in the brutal knife slaying of her former lover--a murder committed five days before Joe met her. But Chicago detectives working this case don't believe Joe met her only three days ago. Enter a r... more info>>
Forbidden passion, stolen emeralds and murder bring about the demise of a partnership formed in friendship and irrevocably alters the course of two families. The sins of their fathers will be visited on Leigh Shaunnessey and Girardo Castivenette in ways they cannot imagine.