Author Hallie Ephron's work has been called "unputdownable" (Laura Lippman) "unsettling" (Seattle Times), "ingenious" (Joseph Finder), "richly atmospheric" and "Hitchcockian" (USA Today), and "deliciously creepy (Publisher's weekly). Her award-winning NEVER TELL A LIE was made into a movie for the Lifetime Movie Network. With THERE WAS AN OLD WOMAN she delivers her most accomplished novel of psychological suspense yet. Hallie teaches writing an wrote the Edgar-nominated WRITING AND SELLING YOUR MYSTERY NOVEL. She reviews crime fiction for the BOSTON GLOBE.