Julia Buckley is a Chicago area writer. Her first mystery, The Dark Backward, was released in June of 2006 and earned high praise from Crimespree and others; her next book, Madeline Mann, was lauded by Kirkus and The Library Journal. It is now available for the first time on Kindle, as is as its sequel, Lovely, Dark and Deep. Her short story, "Motherly Instinct," appears in Anne Frasier's 2011 Halloween Anthology, Deadly Treats. Julia is a member of Sisters in Crime, MWA, and RWA. She keeps a writer's blog at www.juliabuckley.blogspot.com on which she interviews fellow mystery writers; her website is www.juliabuckley.com. She is one of Poe's Deadly Daughters, and posts weekly on their blog: www.poesdeadlydaughters.blogspot.com. Like Teddy Thurber, she is a bibliophile who teaches English.