ASYA SEMENOVICH was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 1967 and immigrated to the USA in 1992. After obtaining her Ph.D. in Mathematics in 1996, she pursued a career in financial technology, working as a senior executive on Wall Street for many years. Following her life-long passion for literature, she decided to leave her full-time position in the industry to work on her writing. She completed the science fiction novel Fire of The Dark Triad in 2019 and is currently working on the sequel. She lives in New York City with her husband, daughter, and Niko, her standard poodle.