Born in Portland, Oregon, Carol graduated from Willamette
University in Salem and obtained her Masters degree from Claremont Graduate
School. She taught high school and college English for thirty-one years before
retiring from high school district administration in 1998. Through much of that
time she wrote articles, made conference presentations and wrote a weekly newspaper
column called “Grace on Wheels.”
Like her mother, Carol was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Currently, she is volunteering as a peer counselor with the Los Angeles chapter
of the National MS. Society and sharing her experiences with interested people.
She also edits papers sent in response to her tutoring website.
Her first novel, also published by 1stBooks, was Mara’s