Vivien Chien was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio where she grew up in a mixed-race home, making for some very interesting cultural experiences. She found her love of books and the written word at an early age while writing short stories about her classmates in elementary school. Currently, she writes side-by-side with her toy fox terrier who refuses to sit anywhere else. When she's not writing, Vivien enjoys frequenting local Asian restaurants, frolicking in the bookstore, and searching for her next donut.
Praise for Death by Dumpling "A charming debut with plenty of red herrings. The heroine's future looks bright."--Kirkus Reviews "Thoroughly entertaining... A fun and delicious read!"--RT Book Reviews "Life does not always take the path you want it to, which is an understatement when you find yourself delivering the dumplings that kill a man. The ending certainly left me wanting to continue reading a series starring Lee."--Book Riot "Cozy fans rejoice! It is an honor to state that author Vivien Chien has done a fantastic job with both characters and plot. You will long for the next course that Vivien Chien serves up."--Suspense Magazine "Vivien Chien serves up a delicious mystery with a side order of soy sauce and sass. A tasty start to a new mystery series!" --Kylie Logan, bestselling author of Gone with the Twins "Vivien Chien brings a fresh new voice to cozies. Death by Dumpling is a fun and sassy debut with unique flavor, local flair, and heart." --Amanda Flower, Agatha Award-Winning author of Lethal Licorice "A cozy mystery with laughs, and a relatable amateur sleuth."--Book Riot "What a charming book! This will definitely appeal to any cozy mystery. The Asian venue was a fresh and unique setting for the mystery. This isn't your average everyday cozy!"--Mystereity Reviews "The setting (a shopping plaza dedicated to Asian businesses) and the characters (the various merchants who work in the plaza and their friends and family members) were really well-done."--Read-At-Home Mom