Alafair Burke is the New York Times bestselling author of 13 novels. She is also the
co-author of the Under Suspicion series with Mary Higgins Clark. A former prosecutor, she is now a professor of law at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
The Ex is the story of Olivia Randall, a top-flight criminal defense attorney who receives a telephone call from the 16 year old daughter of a man who 20 years earlier, had been her fiancé and whose heart she broke in the worst way imaginable.