Maithili Pradhan lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. She grew up in India and the United States on a steady diet of Agatha Christies and Georgette Heyers and is a life-long aficionado of cozy mysteries. Her favorite activity is curling up with a good book, a soft blanket, and a hot cup of tea. She is the author of Death at Timberly, the first book in the Lucy Belling and Maude Grimsworth series.