Radha Vatsal grew up in Mumbai, India, and came to the United States to attend boarding school when she was sixteen. She has stayed here ever since. Her fascination with the 1910s began when she studied women filmmakers and action-film heroines of silent cinema at Duke University, where she earned her Ph.D. from the English Department. A Front Page Affair is her first novel. Radha lives in New York City, and is a member of Mystery Writer's of America-NY, Sisters-in-Crime NY, and International Thriller Writers.
Genres: Historical Mystery
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