Pulitzer nominee Caitlin Rother, a former investigative reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune, is the author of five crime books— Poisoned Love, Twisted Triangle, Body Parts and the thriller Naked Addiction—and co-author of Where Hope Begins.

The sex offender charged with murdering Chelsea King is now a suspect in another teen’s death. Caitlin Rother on whether a killer has been lurking in San Diego—and whether Megan’s Law helped.

The rape and killing of San Diego honors student Chelsea King was all too familiar. Local crime novelist Caitlin Rother on why this shocking case has prompted California to lock its doors.