Carole Bugge is the author of the novels Edinburgh Twilight, under the pen name Carole Lawrence, (Thomas & Mercer, the first in the Ian Hamilton series), The Star of India, (re-released by Titan Press), The Haunting of Torre Abbey (St. Martin's Press), Pride, Prejudice, and Poison (under the pen name Elizabeth Blake, forthcoming), as well as Who Killed Blanche Dubois?, Who Killed Dorian Gray?, Who Killed Mona Lisa? (all with Berkely Prime Crime for the Claire Rawlings mystery series), and, under the pen name C.E. Lawrence, Silent Screams, Silent Victim, Silent Kills, and Silent Slaughter(a thriller series from Kensington Publishing). Her short fiction has appeared in anthologies from St. Martin’s Press, Doubleday, and the Mystery Writers of America. Her plays and musicals have been presented regionally and in New York City. She has taught at NYU, Duke University, the Royal Court Repertory Theatre, and the American Comedy Institute. Carole holds a BA from Duke University.