Susan Klaus, a native of Sarasota, Florida, has a long and extensive history of working with animals. She’s managed and co-owned a horse farm, breeding and racing thoroughbreds for the past thirteen years and is currently raising rodeo bulls. Klaus is the author of four sci-fi novels and is the host and co-producer of Author’s Connection a radio show with listeners in 148 countries. Secretariat Reborn, Klaus’s first thriller novel, reflects the expertise of her personal immersion in the world of thoroughbred breeding and racing. Shark Fin Soup is Klaus’s second thriller in the Christian Roberts series following the highly successful Secretariat Reborn. She lives in Myakka City, Florida, on her forty acre farm.