Katia Lief
1959-
Pseudonym: 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)  2010
 3) Vanishing Girls (UK Title: The 12th Victim)  2012
 4) The Money Kill (UK Title: Dead Rich) (Mary Higgins Clark Award)  2013
Other Novels
 1) Five Days in Summer (UK Title: Five Days to Die) (as 'Kate Pepper')  2004
 2) Seven Minutes to Noon (as 'Kate Pepper')  2005
 3) One Cold Night (as 'Kate Pepper')  2006
 4) Here She Lies  2007
 5) Waterbury  2011
 6) Names of the Dead (UK Title: Watch You Die)  2013

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