While writing is a solitary
pursuit for the most part, certainly I’ve not made this
journey on my own. I have many people to thank. They
My husband and children—You’ve
filled my life with joy and love and made it easy to
believe in happy endings.
My first editor at Berkley,
Louisa Edwards—I’m so glad that Stay With Me made
My current editor at Berkley,
Jessica Wade—Your efforts to make Here With Me a
better book are sincerely appreciated.
My agent, Sha-Shana
Crichton—It’s wonderful to have an agent who is as
excited about my career as I am.
My friends, Jenifer and
Mindy—Not only were you my first readers but now you’ve
become very skilled at hosting book signings as well.
My writing group,
Chicago-North—I have learned much from each of you and
know I would never have sold a book without your help.
My writing friend, Pat—Your friendship means a lot to
me. I always knew we’d both make it.