Melanie Raabe was born in 1981. After her studies she worked as a journalist during the day and secretly wrote books at night. "The Trap" was published in 2015, followed by "The Truth" in 2016 and "The Shadow" in 2018. Melanie Raabe's novels are published in over 20 countries and several movie adaptations are underway. With "The Art of Disappearing" she has written something different from her usual thrillers, taking us into a world where anything’s possible, and where you can take nothing for granted.