Jennifer was born in Phoenix, but moved frequently as a child, living in a total of seven western states with her parents and two older sisters. Among her favorite "hometowns" are Santa Cruz, California, Colfax, Washington and Prescott, Arizona. Jennifer graduated from Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism in 1997. Since then, she has worked for many years as a freelance writer, ghost writer and editor. Dream of Me is Jennifer's debut novel. Her second novel is nearing its final edit and she is beginning to write a third. Jennifer lives near Boise, Idaho, with her husband and two children. A life-long, avid reader, Jennifer's favorite authors include Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, M.M. Kaye, Roald Dahl, Margaret Mitchell, John Steinbeck, J.K. Rowling, Mary Higgins Clark and Alice Hoffman.