Wendy Picard Gorham: finished her Masters Degree in American Literature and has had a fascination with books and writing all her life. She lives out her love of words daily by teaching high school literature and writing. This is her first joint writing project, and having grown up in parks, she knows her subject well. She lives in California with her husband and two daughters. Greg Picard: finished his Bachelors Degree in English, specializing in creative writing. After getting his Masters in education, he worked as a high school and college teacher, counselor, park ranger, editor, firefighter/medic, railroad brakeman and historian as well. He has written travel articles and short essays, and this is also his first jointly written novel. He makes his home in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.