E. X. Ferrars, aka Morna Brown and Elizabeth Ferrars, was born in Rangoon, Burma on September 6, 1907. She received a diploma in journalism from University College in London. She wrote over sixty novels of mystery and suspense including Seeing Is Believing, A Hobby of Murder, Thy Brother Death, Answer Came There None, and Beware of the Dog. She received a special award for excellence by the British Crime Writers' Association. She died on March 30, 1995.