An award-winning writer of futuristic and contemporary romance, Anne Clarke grew up in Africa where weekly trips to the library were the main entertainment event of the week. Although she's traveled on three continents and loves learning about other cultures, she is now firmly grounded in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. With her husband and two sons, she enjoys exploring the fabulous scenic treasures of the area but still takes the occasional trip to some exotic location. Someday, it is her fond hope, she will take her family on a grand adventure in Africa. Visit her at www.jaclarke.com.