Born a Midwestern girl, raised in Southern California, Rebecca Forster earned her MBA and worked in major advertising agencies before she wrote her first book on a crazy dare and found her passion.
Now a USA Today and Amazon best selling author, Forster is known for her legal thrillers and police procedurals. Over three million readers have enjoyed her fast-paced tales that are known for deep characterization and never-see-it-coming endings.
An avid court watcher, she is also a hands-on researcher. Rebecca is a graduate of the DEA and ATF Citizen's academy, local police firearms programs, and is a Leaders to Sea participant who adds landing by tail hook on the USS Nimitz to her resume in search of authentic details for her books.
Rebecca has taught at the acclaimed UCLA Writers Program and various colleges and universities. She is a sought-after speaker at bar and judges' associations, philanthropic groups and has made numerous appearances on radio and television. Rebecca is also a repeat speaker at the LA Times Festival of Books. She volunteers as a patient/family advisor at Torrance Memorial Medical Center and volunteers at middle schools to bring the joy of writing to students. In her spare time, she plays competitive tennis, and travels extensively counting Albania as her number one destination.
Rebecca Forster is mother to two grown sons, and is married to a Los Angeles Superior Court judge.