LEFT COAST WRITERS FERRY PLAZA BOOK PARTY: A. M. Matthews, Author of Body of Knowledge
Biotech and breakthroughs fuel A. M. Matthews new mystery novel that seems a lot more like science than science fiction.
After years of working for other biotechnology companies, Susan Glasser has achieved her dream and opened her own research laboratory in the San Francisco Bay Area. Following numerous unsuccessful trials, she has finally gotten a positive result from a new biologic she is testing. But before she can assess her discovery, this socially awkward research scientist finds her life upended by a series of unrelated events. Forced to confront and deal with problems well outside her areas of expertise and training, Susan must figure out what is happening and find a way to reclaim her life.
A. M. Matthews lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and the family dog. Born and raised in Miami Beach, she comes from a family of writers. After raising her children and a career in management, consulting and teaching, she decided to devote her time and energy to writing. Body of Knowledge is her first novel.