Marilyn Z. Tomlins is a journalist based in Paris, France. She has written for various British, Australian and South African publications. She specializes in unusual human interest stories, European Royal Families and showbiz personalities. Her special interest, though, is murder and murderers, and she has recently completed a book on Dr. Marcel Petiot, the World War Two serial-killer. She is currently researching for a book on the guillotine. She can be contacted at marilyn.tomlins @wanadoo.fr.