Christy Barritt's writing has been described as scary, humorous, impassioned, and weird by USA Today. Her mystery and romantic suspense novels have sold half a million copies, won the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Suspense and Mystery, and had two Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award nominations. Christy is a Virginia native who has been writing since she was a child, has performed in local coffeehouses, and worked for ten years as a newspaper journalist. Her spouse is a children's pastor, and they have two charming sons together. Christy is well known for her Love Inspired Suspense series and the Squeaky Clean Mystery series. She has released almost two dozen books to date.