Shannon Baker (McCook, NE) can often be found backpacking, skiing, kayaking, cycling, or just playing lizard in the desert. From the Colorado Rockies to the Nebraska Sandhills, the peaks of Flagstaff and the deserts of Tucson, landscapes play an important role in her books. She is a member of SinC, MWA, and Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Baker was named the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers 2014 Writer of the Year. Visit her online at Shannon-Baker.com.