<B>Annelise Ryan </B> is the
pseudonym for the author of the
Mattie Winston Mystery series and another mystery series under the name of
Allyson K. Abbott. She has written more than 200 published articles,
worked as a book reviewer for Barnes & Noble, and is an active member of
Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. She currently
works as a registered nurse in an ER. She can be reached at
<A HREF="http://www.mattiewinston.com" TARGET=PARENT">mattiewinston.com</A>.