Charles Todd is a pen name for Charles and Caroline Todd, a mother and son writing team. Caroline received a BA in English literature and history and a Masters in international relations. Charles received a BA in communication studies with an emphasis on business management, and a culinary arts degree. They have written numerous novels including Bess Crawford Mystery series and the Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery series.Robin Gerber is the author of several books, including Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way , Katharine Graham , and the novel Eleanor vs. Ike . She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.