Merry Jones is a versatile author, having written suspense novels, thrillers, mysteries, humor and nonfiction. Married and the mother of two, she grew up in the Chicago area, received a Masters in Communication from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School, a BA from Cornell University, and now lives outside Philadelphia. Before writing full time, she was a business communication consultant, an independent video writer/producer, and a college instructor. Jones is an avid rower at Philadelphia’s Vesper Boat Club. She is active in the Philadelphia Liars Club, and a member of Mystery Writers of America, The Authors Guild and International Thriller Writers.