Bestselling author Betty Ren Wright is a master of mystery and suspense. Her popular mysteries for middle graders include A Ghost in the Family, A Ghost in the House, The Ghost of Mercy Manor, Too Many Secrets, and A Ghost Comes Calling. Other titles include The Dollhouse Murders (a 1983 Edgar Award nominee in the best juvenile category, and winner of the Texas Bluebonnet Award), The Secret Window, and Getting Rid of Marjorie. In addition, she has also written thirty-five picture books.
Her short stories have appeared in Redbook, Ladies' Home Journal, Young Miss, and many other magazines. Ms. Wright lives in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with her husband.