"Susan Lowenberg, a librarian, lives with her husband and teenage children in Southern California. She has also published a nonfiction work, C.S. Lewis: A Reference Guide 1972-1988 (New York: G.K. Hall, 1993). Her next novel, The Tournament, will release in 2014. D.M. Snelling, an artist and author with a passion for history and romance, has authored numerous books, plays, and theater productions, as well as produced award-winning murals and artwork. Collie Maggie has written many songs, poems, short stories, and is working on another book. A throw-away child who didn t understand love, she lived in seven foster homes before finding her true love with husband, Jack, and creating her own home, which has lasted for more than 40 years."