Radha Vatsal is the author of A Front Page Affair and Murder Between the Lines, the first two novels in the Kitty Weeks mystery series set in World War I-era New York. Her fascination with the 1910s began when she studied women filmmakers and action-film heroines of silent cinema at Duke University, where she earned her PhD from the English Department. She was born in India and lives in New York City. She is also co-editor of the Women Film Pioneers Project. Radha is a member of Mystery Writer's of America-NY, Sisters-in-Crime NY, and International Thriller Writers.