Katia Lief
1959-
Pseudonym: Karen Ellis and Kate Pepper
 

Katia Spiegelman Lief was born in France to American parents. She moved to the USA as a baby and was raised in Massachusetts and New York. She teaches fiction writing at the New School in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children. She is the creator of ‘Karin Schaeffer’, a former homicide detective. Visit also this site. The first three novels she wrote under the pseudonym 'Kate Pepper'.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Karin Schaeffer' Novels
 1) You Are Next  2010
 2) Next Time You See Me (UK Title: Hide and Seek [2011])  2010
 3) Vanishing Girls (UK Title: The 12th Victim [2012])  2012
 4) The Money Kill (UK Title: Dead Rich [2013]) (Mary Higgins Clark Award)  2013
Other Novels
 1) Here She Lies  2007
 2) Waterbury  2011
 3) Names of the Dead (UK Title: Watch You Die [2013])  2013
As 'Karen Ellis'
 1) A Map of the Dark  2018
 2) Last Night  Due January 2019
As 'Kate Pepper'
 1) Five Days in Summer (UK Title: Five Days to Die [2012])  2004
 2) Seven Minutes to Noon  2005
 3) One Cold Night  2006

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