is the author of Green Rider
, First Rider's Call
, and The High King's Tomb
up in the Finger
Lakes region of New York State, where she started her first novel - an undersea
fantasy featuring herself and her friends - at the age of
She published her first book, a cartoon collection
called Horses and Horsepeople
, at the age of
completing her degree in film production at Ithaca College in 1987, she went to work for the National Park Service.
years as a park ranger enabled her to work in a variety of natural
and historical settings, from 300 feet below the surface of the
Earth to 13,000 feet above sea level on the Continental Divide
; and from the textile
mills of the American
to the homes of Americans who changed the
course of history.
she lives in a log cabin in Maine where she
writes full time and pursues interests reading, guitar playing, and
cartoon illustration, supervised by two cats and
She enjoys exploring the magical
places around her and can often be found paddling a canoe in
stillwater, ambling through the woods to mountain summits, or
sitting along the rocky shore listening, watching, and daydreaming.
This is her fantasy, at least.
Green Rider Series
- Linked, on the lake of Souls