Being raised in the Appalachian Mountains of rural West Virginia, helped tremendously in forging her imagination. She was first published at the age of ten. She has always known she wanted to be an author, but life got in the way, and it was twenty-five years before she was able to pick up the pen again. She is completely in love with history, fantasy, and romance; therefore, her genre is historical romance and fantasy. She enjoys creating story lines that involve extensive research, and making her characters come alive for herself and her readers. She is currently living in Northwest region of the Great Lakes, where she is now a full time author.