Shake off the winter blues and join bestselling author Mary Jane Clark for a night of tropical fun as she discusses her latest mystery, Footprints in the Sand, in this live chat event. Already have a question for Mary? Click here to submit it in advance! Mary Jane Clark worked at CBS News for nearly three decades. Her twelve KEY News media thrillers were inspired by that experience. Envisioning the Piper Donovan/Wedding-Cake Mystery series, Mary Jane enrolled in cake-decorating classes and researched unique wedding locations. The daughter of an FBI agent and a mother who customized cakes for the neighborhood kids when she was growing up, Mary Jane has two grown children and splits her time between New Jersey and Florida. Currently, she is at work on the next in the series.