Mally Becker combines her love of history and crime fiction in mysteries that feature strong, independent heroines. Her debut novel, The Turncoat's Widow, was nominated for an Agatha Award and named a Killer Nashville Silver Falchion finalist. Kirkus Reviews called it, "A compelling tale ... with charming main characters.” Published in September 2022, The Counterfeit Wife is the second book in Mally's Revolutionary War mystery series. She is at work on the third installment.
A member of the board of MWA-NY, Mally was an attorney until becoming a full-time writer. She and her husband live in New Jersey, where they raised their wonderful son.