Shannon Schuren is the critically acclaimed author of The Virtue of Sin. Her second young adult novel, Where Echoes Lie, will be out in 2021. She works as a children's librarian at a public library and writes from a cozy she-shed in her backyard. Her short stories have appeared in various journals such as Toasted Cheese Literary Journal, Big Pulp, and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. Shannon lives in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, with her husband and three children.