An American novelist, she actually is most widely known for The Bait, which received a 1969 Best First Novel Edgar Award from your Mystery Writers of America association. Her additional works are the Ledger (1970) as well as the See (1969). After their studies at the John Jay University of Felony Justice, she worked well like a detective in NEW YORK. She dedicated suicide by medication overdose in 2006. She was created and elevated in NEW YORK. She and her spouse Anthony experienced one daughter collectively. Her book, The Ledger, was modified into a Television film starring Teresa Graves.