New York Times best-selling author Rebecca Morris is also a veteran journalist who worked in radio and television news in New York City; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington and was a free-lance writer for The Seattle Times, The Oregonian, People, Entertainment Weekly and many other publications before she began writing true crime books.
Her first book, TED AND ANN, continues to be an e-book bestseller on Amazon (and is also available in paperback), and her e-book, BAD APPLES: Inside the Teacher/Student Sex Scandal Epidemic, is the only book to look at the trend of female teachers having sex with underage students.
With New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen she is the author of IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU: Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance and the Murder of Her Children (St. Martin’s, 2014) and the series Notorious USA, including THE BOY WHO FIRED THE FIRST SHOT, THE GIRL AND THE HORRORS OF HOWARD AVE. and THE STRANGER AND THE WORLD'S BRAVEST LITTLE GIRL.
Rebecca attended Oregon State University, received a B.A. in Journalism from Seattle University, and has an M.A. in Playwriting from Brown University. She speaks about her work at libraries, schools, and writers’ conferences. She has taught writing, journalism and playwriting at colleges and universities across the country. She lives in Seattle.