I have lived (mostly) in the small town where I was born. It is in a beautiful valley after the last ridge of the Allegheny Mountains in Pennsylvania. My architect husband and I raised three sons (all professionals now). He was an avid sportsman and taught me to hunt and fish, and also got our boys enchanted with cars. Two of them became professional sports car racers. I bravely went to the tracks since it was either that or stay home alone. Out of my experiences came my young-adult novel Racing in Her Blood.
I began to write when the boys were teenagers for something to do, and turned the many enchanting stories of our small town during the golden age of the coal and coke era that I heard growing up into my historical mystery Innocent Stra …more

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