Carole Bugge is the author of the best-selling Ian Hamilton mystery series Edinburgh Twilight, Edinburgh Dusk, and Edinburgh Midnight (Thomas + Mercer, under the pen name Carole Lawrence), both Amazon best sellers. She's also the author of Pride, Prejudice, and Poison (Crooked Lane Books, under the pen name Elizabeth Blake), The Star of India, (Titan Press), The Haunting of Torre Abbey (St. Martin's Press), 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 play Strings Attached was produced at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and her other 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.