When Holly took a career assessment test during her sophomore year of high school, the results indicated that she should go into the FBI, but her passion for writing led her to become an English major. She joined the teaching profession at the age of 24 and earned her master’s degree in English by the time she was 30. Hoping to detect and nurture the young, talented writers that cross her path. She continues to teach high school and community college in the city of Whittier, California.
Elusive serial killer known as The Artist has made the hunt personal. He has fixated on Detective Corey Malone not because of some voyeuristic obsession, but because but because he knows her secret. The longer it takes to catch the Artist, the greater the risk of him exposing her culpability in a murder/suicide from thirteen years ago—a crime that inspired him.