Chris is a  retired police detective. She spent twenty-five years in the law enforcement with two different agencies.


The daughter of a history professor and a voracious reader, she grew up with a love for history and books.


She has traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Near East, and Northern Africa satisfying her passion for seeing the places she read about.


A Chicago native, Chris has lived in Paris, Los Angeles, and now resides with her husband, and five rescue dogs in the Pacific Northwest.


Contact Chris through email

Chriskarlsenwriter @ gmail.com