LIZA MARKLUND is an author, journalist, columnist, and goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. She is also the co-owner of the publishing house Piratförlaget. Since her debut in 1995, Liza Marklund has written ten novels and one nonfiction book. Her crime novels featuring the gutsy reporter Annika Bengtzon instantly became an international hit, and Marklund’s books have sold 9 million copies in 30 languages to date. Today, Liza Marklund lives in Marbella in southern Spain with her family. Liza Marklund is currently at work on the next installment in the Annika Bengtzon series.