ABOUT THE AUTHOR
M.L. Ortega is the author of The Conditions Series. Publisher Weekly said of the first book in the series, Turn Key Condition, "the entire production is . . an appealing mystery comedy." A member of Sisters In Crime, she is retired from the local high school (Her husband tells people: "She went to that school for twenty years and never graduated.") Margie lives in Southern California and enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and two cats.