Laurie R. King

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Birthday
19, 1952
Birthplace
Colorado
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Colorado

About

An American author of detective fiction, she is famous for her Mary Russell and Kate Martinelli mystery series. Her stand-alone titles include Califia's Daughters and Keeping Watch.

Before Fame

She earned a degree in comparative religion from the University of California, Santa Cruz and went on to study at the Graduate Theological Union.

Trivia

She received both the John Creasey Memorial Award and the Nero Award.

Family Life

She married Noel Quinton King in 1977; together, they had two children.

Associated With

Her Mary Russell books feature appearances by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous character, Sherlock Holmes.