Ali Brandon is the (U.S.) national bestselling author of the Black Cat Bookshop Mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime. Writing under her real name, Diane A.S. Stuckart, she penned the popular Leonardo da Vinci historical mystery series--also from Berkley--which has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, as well as a Florida Book Award. Additionally, she has written five critically-reviewed historical romances, two of which are currently re-released as ebooks: ROSES AT MIDNIGHT, which is part of the REGENCY REBELS boxed set of Regency historical romances, and POSEIDON'S DAUGHTER. A native Texan with a degree in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Diane a/k/a Ali now lives in South Florida. She's a member of Mystery Writers of America and the Cat Writers Association. Visit her at www.dianestuckart.com or www.alibrandon.com.