Candice Proctor is the USA Today bestselling, award-winning author of more than two dozen novels including the Sebastian St. Cyr Regency mystery series written under the name C.S. Harris, the C.S. Graham thriller series co-written with Steven Harris, and seven historical romances. She is also the author of a nonfiction historical study on women in the French Revolution. A former academic with a PhD in European history, Candice also worked as an archaeologist. After living and traveling abroad, she now lives in New Orleans with her husband, retired Army intelligence officer Steve Harris, and an ever-expanding number of cats.