Born 1945 Oak Harbor Wa. Graduated 1963 Auburn High. Married 1963 Auburn. Lived in Enumclaw 30 yrs. Mother of 4 grown children. Divorced 2001. Live with my cat in Sumas Wa. First Science Fiction novel published in 1986 Award winning, WARHAVEN, out of print, rights returned. 2 short stories published 1 book poems. Working on 4th book, my first non-fiction. Almost died on Feb 20th 2005. Was assaulted by neighbor man with hammer. Recovered with minor brain damage; the most troubling - now a slow reader. He got 20 to Life. It's true you never really know people. Now have good friends at the Senior Center and loved by my cat, Boo. I spend my days quilting and listening to Audio books. And Playing with the Internet.