MARY F. TWITTY was born in Chicago. She attended DePaul University and was employed by two U.S. Congressmen. A mother and a grandmother, Mary resides in Florida. This is her third Historical Fiction; her first two were Hannah's Journey and Selective Discretion. She is also the author of a Children's book, Ashley Visits Urchin Village. Mary's second book of the trilogy Hannah's Journey will be available late 2009.