Age: Old enough to remember the first time ponchos and bell-bottom jeans were fashionable.
Family: Two parents, one sister, one husband, one plant, no pets, no kids
Hometown: Born and raised on Chicago's Southside, currently reside in middle-Tennessee
Occupation: Former newspaper crime reporter turned romance novelist
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Hobbies: Reading, knitting, beading, currently obsessed with my lawn
Currently Knitting: Red shrug
Like: Romance novels, make-up counters, coffee, the Jacksonville Jaguars
Dislike: Housework, bad table manners
Biggest Fear: Scale at Weight Watchers
Can't Resist: lipstick, McDonalds fries, Passions (soap opera), supermarket tabloids, Nordstrom's shoe department
The Call: 12:11 pm, February 16, 2005
Writing Essentials: Coffee, Supergirl pajamas
Favorite Writing Space: kitchen table, Starbucks
Memberships: Romance Writers of America, Music City Romance Writers, OK-RWA, The Golden Network, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Weight Watchers (Lifetime Member down 25 pounds!)
from author’s web site.