USA Today bestselling and Agatha-Award winning author GIGI PANDIAN is the child of cultural anthropologists from New Mexico and the southern tip of India. After being dragged around the world during her childhood, she tried to escape her fate when she left a PhD program in favor of art school. But adventurous academic characters wouldn’t stay out of her head. Thus was born the Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery Series.
Gigi was awarded the prestigious Malice Domestic Grant for the first novel in the series Artifact which went on to be named a “Best of 2012” debut mystery by Suspense Magazine. She’s a graphic designer and photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Find her online at http://www.gigipandian.com.