Bestselling author Nancy Allen practiced law for fifteen years as Assistant Missouri Attorney General and Assistant Prosecutor in her native Ozarks, trying over thirty jury cases. She served on the faculty of Missouri State University for fifteen years, teaching law classes. She is the author of the Ozarks Mystery series. With James Patterson, Nancy is co-author of New YorkTimes Bestseller Juror #3 (2018) and Jailhouse Lawyer (2021). Renegade is the first book in her AnonymousJustice series.