Francine Mattews has worked as a foreign-policy analyst for the CIA. She is the author of The Cutout, which has been purchased for a major motion picture by Warner Bros.; The Secret Agent; and Blown. Under the pseudonym Stephanie Barron, she is the author of eight bestselling Jane Austen mysteries. She lives in Colorado, where she is at work on her next novel of historical suspense. From the Hardcover edition.
"What a movie The Alibi Club would make."--Chicago Tribune "Imagine the impeccable period details of Alan Furst's novels about Paris during WWII mixed with a cast straight out of Casablanca and you begin to get some idea of the pleasures on tap in Mathew's new thriller."--Publishers Weekly, starred review "A unique portrait of life on the edge of horror... [with] a remarkable cast of characters."--San Francisco Chronicle From the Hardcover edition.