Bio: Kelly L. Stone has been writing since she was six-years-old. Her first published works were poems and short essays on the children?s page of a newspaper in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Since then she has published nonfiction essays in Chicken Soup for the Sister?s Soul, and other anthologies.
Her articles have appeared in Family Circle, Cat Fancy and Writer?s Digest. Kelly earned a Master?s degree in Counseling from Florida State University and is licensed as a professional counselor in Georgia. Kelly is a member of The American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Romance Writers of America. She is a writing instructor and frequent presenter at writer?s conferences around the country.
Twenty-one-year-old Claire Bannister has just been released from a Florida mental hospital, where she spent over three years on the forensics unit for arson and murder--crimes to which she pled "not guilty by reason of insanity." The trouble is, Claire's innocent. She knows who really set the house fire that killed her siblings on that balmy night in Pensacola, but she can't tell. And she knows that her stepmother and lifelong nemesis, Sisley, will be watching her every move. Sisley never believ... more info>>