Carol Nicolas, a native of Canada, has a bachelor’s degree in education from Brigham Young University. A teacher, mother of five, world traveler, and fan of sci-fi/fantasy books and films, she and her husband divide their time between the beaches of Southern California and the mountains of Utah. When she is not reading novels, Carol writes, gardens, makes quilts, and does genealogy. She also enjoys walking with her West Highland Terrier, “Rocky.” She enjoys listening to many types of music, including classical, rock, pop, Celtic, country, and music for children. She can be reached through her Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/carol.nicolas.