Be Free or Die is Cate Lineberry’s second book. She is also the author of The Secret Rescue, a #1 Wall Street Journal e-book bestseller. Lineberry was a finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for Be Free or Die and an Edgar and Anthony Awards finalist for The Secret Rescue. Lineberry was previously a staff writer and editor for National Geographic Magazine and the web editor for Smithsonian Magazine. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times. Lineberry lives in Raleigh, NC.