Marie Kinneer was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and now resides in Cleveland, GA., with her husband and four dogs. Four of her five children were adopted in various places in the world. Marie and family has lived in England, Europe and the Middle East. She finds great joy in travel, cooking and writing and the people she meets every day. Marie has been writing for over forty years. She is an active member of the Clarkesville Writers Group of Georgia where work is shared, critiqued, and encouraged.