Alafair Burke is a New York Times bestselling author of 17 novels. Her most recent psychological thriller, The Wife, is being adapted as a feature film. Her previous novel, The Ex, was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Novel. A graduate of Stanford Law School and a former prosecutor, Burke is a tenured professor at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Her new novel, The Better Sister, will be released in April.