About the author

Janice Palko

<p>Janice Lane Palko has been a writer for nearly three decades working as an editor, columnist, freelance writer, teacher, lecturer, and novelist.</p><p>She is currently the executive editor for <em>Northern Connection</em> and <em>Pittsburgh Fifty-Five Plus </em>magazines<em> </em>and the lead writer for the website PopularPittsburgh.com. She has had numerous articles published in publications such as <em>The Reader&#8217;s Digest, Guideposts for Teens, Woman&#8217;s World, The Christian Science Monitor,</em> <em>The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, </em>and<em> St. Anthony Messenger</em>. Her work has also been featured in the books <em>A Cup of Comfort for Inspiration, A Cup of Comfort for Expectant Mothers</em>, and <em>Chicken Soup for the Single&#8217;s Soul.</em></p><p>Most authors write in one genre, but Janice says that she is &#8220;weird&#8221; in that she likes to write both charming romantic comedies and chilling romantic suspenses.</p><p>Tapping into her darker side again, she is currently working on <em>Mother of Sorrows</em>, a romantic suspense.</p>