Susan Cory is the author of the Iris Reid Mystery Series. She is a member of Sisters in Crime National, a local member of Sisters in Crime New England, and a regular attendee at Crime Bake. For many years, she was a residential architect practicing out of a turreted office in Cambridge. Like Iris Reid, she has a brown belt in karate. She lives in the Boston area with her architect husband and a bossy bernadoodle.