Suede is an award winning, bestselling author. She has written many academic articles on delinquency, racism and homophobia, as well as numerous romantic, mystery and fantasy novels. Recently she took an early retirement from her job in law enforcement where she worked with juveniles, to devote herself to her first love, writing. Suede lives with her loving partner of many years and their pets. She enjoys travelling, reading about current events, debating, and walking.