GEORGE, Elizabeth. American, b. 1949. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Creative writing teacher, Coastline College, Costa Mesa, California, since 1988. English teacher, Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, 1974-75, and El Toro High School, 1975-87, both California. Taught creative writing at Irvine College, 1989, and University of California, Irvine, 1990. Recipient: Anthony Award, 1989; Le Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere, 1990. Publications: A Great Deliverance, 1989; Payment in Blood, 1989; Well Schooled in Murder, 1990; A Suitable Vengeance, 1991; For the Sake of Elena, 1992; Missing Joseph, 1993; Playing for the Ashes, 1994; In the Presence of the Enemy, 1996; Deception on His Mind, 1997; A Traitor to Memory, 2001; A Place of Hiding, 2002; I, Richard, 2002. Address: c/o Robert Gottlieb, William Morris Agency, 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.