Christine (C.A.) Verstraete is an award-winning journalist who also enjoys writing fiction with a bit of a “scare.”

Her short stories have been published in anthologies and publications including, Happy Homicides 3, Mystery WeeklyYoung Adventurers: Explorers, Heroes and Swashbucklers; Baby Shoes: 100 Stories by 100 Authors; Athena's DaughtersFeast of the Dead: Hors D'Oeuvres; 100 Doors to Madness; and in Timeshares, Steampunk'd, and Hot & Steamy: Tales of Steampunk Romance, DAW Books.

She’s is also the author of a young adult novel, GIRL Z: My Life as a Teenage Zombie and books on dollhouse miniatures. When’s she’s not writing, (when is that?), Christine enjoys creating and collecting miniatures.