Marcia Clark is the author of "Guilt by Association, Guilt by Degrees, " and "Killer Ambition. "A former prosecutor for the State of California, she is now a frequent media commentator on legal issues. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
"Clark handles sometimes painfully raw scenes with great sensitivity and skillfully works in material about what makes a mass murderer, as she ratchets up suspense to a deadly conclusion. Her fourth legal thriller featuring Knight is another tour de force." "Booklist (starred review)"" "What could be worse than a Columbine- style school shooting? Rachel Knight finds out in Clark's ticking time bomb of a thriller, the fourth in her series featuring the L.A. deputy DA.... The twisty plot and dynamic duo make for a suspenseful, if sobering, page-turner." "Publishers Weekly"" "With THE COMPETITION, Marcia Clark has upped the ante yet again, reaching new creative heights. Though the subject matter is both dark and disturbing, her sensitive handling of the material and the informative nature of the narrative allows the book to transcend traditional thriller fare. Pulse-pounding, poignant, and provocative, this is a story that will engage your heart "and "your mind. It's also proof beyond a reasonable doubt that fiction can help us to understand reality." "John Valeri, Examiner""" "A real page-turner." "Mary Lignor, Suspense Magazine"""