Gary Braver is the best-selling and award-winning author of ten critically acclaimed mysteries and medical thrillers including Elixir, Gray Matter, Choose Me (cowritten with Tess Gerritsen), and Flashback, which is the first thriller to have won a prestigious Massachusetts Book Award. He has taught literature and fiction writing at Northeastern University, as well as at workshops and conferences around the world. Braver’s novels have been translated into 16 languages, and three have been optioned for movies, including Elixir by director Ridley Scott. Rumor of Evil is his latest novel. He lives with his family outside of Boston.