Cindy L. Otis is the author of the forthcoming novel At the Speed of Lies, out with Scholastic June 6, 2023, and the critically acclaimed non-fiction book True or False, out now with Macmillan.
In addition to her career as an author, Cindy is a national security expert. For a decade, she served in the CIA as an analyst, specializing in political and security issues in Europe and the Middle East, before joining the tech sector. Her other written work has appeared in publications, such as USA Today, the New York Times, CNN, and Teen Vogue.
Cindy was born on the West Coast and raised in the northeast. She spends more time than she would like maintaining the tenuous peace that exists between her pets.