Claire M Johnson

Claire M. Johnson completed the California Culinary AcademyA,A's program for professional chefs in 1983 and worked as a pastry chef in San Francisco and Oakland for eight years. Set in the restaurant world, Ms. JohnsonA,A's first novel, Beat Until Stiff, won the 1999 Malice Domestic WriterA,A's Grant. She lives in Lafayette, California, with her husband, two children, and numerous animals.