Heather Mac Archer draws on almost forty years of experience as an editor, reporter and feature writer.
She is currently working on two mysteries, both historical.
As a journalist, Heather worked on a number of Thomson Newspapers, The Ottawa Journal and Canadian Press before landing at the Toronto Starfor 29 years.
She worked on various desks in the newsroom, but her favorite was as a sub editor on the City Desk, where the coverage of a number of notorious murder cases solidified her interest in the genre.
A life-long mystery book reader, Heather is passionate about murder, why people commit it, those who work to solve it and the idea of justice and redemption.
She is a member of the Toronto and International chapters of Sisters in Crime.
She holds an undergraduate degree in Celtic Studies from St. Michael's College, University of Toronto and an M.A. in early medieval church history, University of Guelph.
She lives in Toronto with her husband.