The author was born in Atlanta, Texas and raised in Golden Meadow, Louisiana on the banks of Bayou Lafourche near the Gulf of Mexico - one hour south of New Orleans.
For 30 years the author worked in the field of Human Services, mostly as a Mental Health Counselor and Social Services Program Director in the Houma area. She holds a B.A. in Psychology with graduate work in Psychological Counseling from Nicholls State University and a PhD in Human Services from Walden University.
In 1999, the author retired and opened a Bed & Breakfast. In 2002 she opened a small Academic Tutoring Center, offering instruction to students from Kindergarten to 12th grade. Self employment has allowed her the needed time to write and there are several other books coming soon.
Historical Fiction is her favorite genre. While her career has been focused on dealing with academics, her interests have ranged far beyond the classroom and include a love of the paranormal, science fiction, the exploration of space and the search for extraterrestrial life - along with some simpler pursuits such as genealogy and photography. The author lives in Houma, Louisiana with her 3 cats.
She is the author of five novels on the folklife and folklore of south Louisiana Cajun Country. And most recently "For The Sake Of My Country" her first non-fiction work. Her novels have been called exciting, shrewd, and beautifully crafted, fresh, original, intricately woven and totally original.