D.L. Shannon – In addition to her work in numerous national television commercials and stage productions, Debbie has enjoyed a long career in radio doing voice-overs for commercials and as the lead role in the long-running telenovela Cafe. She has landed principle roles in six feature films and has starred in several television shows such as Dexter (Showtime), Mysteries (The BBC), Discover America (The Travel Channel), and Portraits of Faith (NBC) for which she earned an Emmy nomination. She has a masters in creative writing from Florida International University. Her short stories that have appeared in many online magazines, and she has written three screenplays and a three-act play for the stage. This is her first novel, one in a series. Ms. Shannon currently lives in Manhattan.