Ellison Cooper’s smart, chilling thrillers featuring FBI neuroscientist Sayer Altair, begins with Caged, “A lightning bolt of a read…unputdownable.”(San Jose Mercury News). Brilliant, tough, driven, Agent Sayer Altair would prefer to develop her research on criminality in the confines of the lab, but her work is interrupted by a disturbing photograph of a starved young woman in a cage, who happens to be the daughter of a prominent politician. Altair reluctantly takes to the streets of Washington, D.C., to hunt down the elusive serial killer. Fans of forensic mysteries with a twist won’t want to miss this enthralling series.
Ellison Cooper has a Ph.D. in anthropology from UCLA, with a background in archaeology, cultural neuroscience, ancient religion, colonialism, and human rights. She has conducted fieldwork in Central America, West Africa, Micronesia, and Western Europe. She has worked as a murder investigator in Washington DC, and is a certified K9 Search and Rescue Federal Disaster Worker. She now lives in the Bay Area with her husband and son.