SUSAN D. PETERS, aka, Ahnydah (ah-NIE-dah) Rahm, brings a wealth of experience gained as an expatriate living in West Africa. Her memoir Sweet Liberia, Lessons from the Coal Pot, received the Black Excellence Award for Non-Fiction from the African American Alliance of Chicago and the Mate E. Palmer award for Non-Fiction from the Illinois Press Women’s Association. Susan’s work is featured in multiple fiction and non-fiction anthologies. An author of contemporary fiction Stolen Rainbow is focused on the post combat recovery of a beautiful marine captain after a devastating injury. Broken Dolls, represents her foray into the mystery genre and is the first of a series featuring Chicago Suburban Detective Joi Sommers as its heroine. The Iron Collar, the second Joi Sommer’s mystery plants Susan’s feet firmly among the nation’s most intriguing mystery authors. Susan is currently working on Slay the Dragon, the third Joi Sommers Mystery. Her goal is to have her mysteries produced on television or optioned for movies. Susan is a regular contributor in Garden Spices Online Magazine, a member of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association, Independent Book Publishers Association and Sisters in Crime. She also executive produces the Community Health Focus Hour a talk radio program for an academic medical center.