R.L. Syme is a USA Today bestselling author of cozy mysteries that take place in Montana with a spunky amateur sleuth who owns a small bakery in a tourist town near a national park. R.L. was born and raised in the Last Best Place, Montana—the intersection of creativity, outdoor recreation, and contemporary rural living. She grew up reading Nancy Drew mysteries passed on by her grandmother. True to her Montana roots, R.L.’s heart will always be on the farm.