Susan Godenzi lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband. She is a member of Writers Victoria and Sisters in Crime. Susan's debut novel, Dead Guilty (Originally titled - An Act of Reparation), is written in her favourite genre, crime. Dead Guilty has recently been nominated for Best First Fiction - Ned Kelly Awards with the Australian Crime Writer's Association (AWCA). She has had several short stories published, one in the weekly magazine That's Life! And one in their monthly all fiction publication That's Life! Fast Fiction. Also, several short stories published on ABC Open Projects. One of which was selected for reading on radio. Dead Guilty is the first book in a series featuring journalist Lexie Reed and DSS Wil Saddington. Susan is busy writing the second of the series - Dead Certain.