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Trained as a medical doctor, Tess Gerritsen built a second career as a thriller writer. Her 27 novels include the Rizzoli and Isles crime series, on which the TV show Rizzoli & Isles is based. Among her titles are "Harvest," "Gravity," "The Surgeon," "Playing With Fire" and "I Know A Secret." Her books are translated into 40 languages and more than 30 million copies have been sold. She lives in Maine.