Beverly Connor worked in Georgia and South Carolina as an archaeologist, doing both fieldwork and analyzing artifacts. Along with archaeology, she also love mysteries and combines both in her mysteries series. She weaves her professional experience as an archaeologist into stories of murder and intrigue in both the Lindsay Chamberlain Archaeology Mystery series and the Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation series. Beverly is the 2004 recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award in Mystery & Suspense from Romantic Times BOOKClub magazine. Originally from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, she now lives in the woods of Oglethorpe County, Georgia, with her dog, two cats, an occasional wandering emu, and a husband.