Veit Etzold is the author of numerous Spiegel bestsellers, including his renowned Clara Vidalis series. He wrote his first book about spectacular forensics cases with Prof. Michael Tsokos, the head of Berlin’s forensics. Before he started writing, Etzold was a banker, strategy consultant and program director for management training. He works as an author of thrillers and often does keynote speaking. Fitting for a writer of thriller, he is married to the forensics specialist Saskia Etzold (maiden name: Guddat). Veit Etzold lives with his wife in Berlin.