Daphne Nikolopoulos, writing as D.J. Niko, is the author of “The Sarah Weston Chronicles” archaeological thriller series. Books in the series include “The Tenth Saint,” which won the gold medal in the juried Florida Book Awards’ popular fiction category, “The Riddle of Solomon,” and “The Oracle.” She also is the author of “The Judgment,” a historical novel set in 10th century B.C.E. Israel and Egypt, which was awarded a national bronze medal in the Independent Publisher Awards. A career journalist who has worked in the U.S. and Europe, Nikolopoulos is currently the editor-in-chief of Palm Beach Illustrated magazine and Editorial Director of Palm Beach Media Group. A native of Athens, Greece, she has traveled to and lived in various parts of the world – including out of a backpack for two years. She is a second-year M.F.A. candidate at the University of California, Riverside.