Liani Kotcher is a trial attorney turned award-winning young adult author and book blogger who writes under the pen name Rektok Ross. An avid reader since childhood, Liani writes exactly the kind of books she loves to escape into herself: exciting thrillers with strong female leads, swoonworthy love interests, and life-changing moments. She graduated from the University of Florida School of Journalism and obtained her juris doctorate at the University of Miami School of Law. Originally from South Florida, she currently splits her time between San Francisco and Los Angeles with her husband, stepkids, and her dogs. You can find her online just about anywhere at @RektokRoss, as well as on her website, www.RektokRoss.com, where she blogs about books and writing. Her debut young adult survival thriller SKI WEEKEND has been called a “best book of fall” by Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, Yahoo!Life, Parade, Brit + Co., SheKnows, BookTrib, Women.com, SheReads, Ms. Career Girl, and more and has won the American Fiction Awards Award-Winning Finalist in Young Adult, IAN Book of the Year Awards Finalist in Young Adult, Adult Readers’ Favorite Book Awards Winner in Young Adult, and Firebird Award Winner in Young Adult Fiction, and is long-listed for the Chanticleer Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Fiction.