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Joan Lowery Nixon has been called "the grande dame of young adult mysteries" and is the author of more than a hundred books for young readers, including Shadowmaker; A Candidate for Murder; Whispers from the Dead; Secret, Silent Screams; and Spirit Seeker. She has served as vice-president of the Southwest Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America, and is the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Best Juvenile Mystery Award. She received the award for The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore, The Seance, The Name of the Game Was Murder, and The Other Side of Dark, which also was a winner of the California Young Reader Medal.

Joan Lowery Nixon lives in Houston with her husband.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mental illness Fiction, Revenge Fiction, Mystery and detective stories