Born in New York City, she began writing over five decades ago after reading Nancy Drew mysteries. She likes to write mysteries for juveniles through adults, sometimes mixing them with science fiction and fantasy as well as writing fantasy and science fantasy alone for young adults and up.
She has an associate degree in computer programming and one in general studies.
While reading science fiction, fantasy and mystery is her
favorite pastime, she enjoys watching pro and college football, figure skating and listening to music.
She now resides in North Alabama, but she met her husband of over three decades during the end of her eight years in the army. She has three grown children and four grandchildren.