Born: October 10, 1969
Nationality: United States of America
Biography: Alafair S. Burke (born October 1969) is an American crime novelist, professor of law, and legal commentator. She is the New York Times bestselling author of two series of crime novels—one featuring NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher; the other, Portland, Oregon, prosecutor Samantha Kincaid. Her books have been translated into more than a dozen languages.