Teri Bailey Black may write about troubled people in dark places, but she grew up in a large, happy family, surrounded by books, art, and California sunshine. Her debut, GIRL AT THE GRAVE, won the Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel and the Whitney Award for Best Debut and Best Young Adult Novel. Her latest, CHASING STARLIGHT, is a YA murder mystery set in the Golden Age of Hollywood. She and her husband have four children and live in Orange County, California. Note: The best place to follow her is Instagram.