Born in a copper mining town in Arizona where people killed each other occasionally, grandfather the sheriff, lived in a brothel. married, married, and married again this time to the mormon rancher, have four children, watched one die very slowly of cancer, went to college at 40, lost God, found literature. School teacher, real estate exec, folk artist.
Read couple of books a week, admire PD James, in awe of Elizabeth George, confused by Anne Perry and of course inspired and redeemed by her story. Write every day. Nearly finished the 1st or 4 novels semi autobio about family in Miss, trek of some to Salt Lake, some to Arizona. Privileged to have had a Joan Crawford act alike for a mother, 7 step fathers. My passion, my lust, my love, my drama which I have spent on so many men, so many jobs now source my writing.