Gayle Irwinis an award-winning author and freelance writer. She is a contributor to seven Chicken Soup for the Soul books and the author of inspirational pet books for children and adults. She weaves important life lessons within her stories, including courage, kindness, perseverance, nature appreciation, and the importance of pet rescue and adoption. She volunteers for rescue organizations and donates a percentage of book sales to such groups. Her own pets are rescues that she and her husband adopted. Her first novel, Rescue Road, about a freelance writer turned animal rescue advocate who falls in love with a local EMT, published in November 2019 and is the first story in her Pet Rescue Romance series. Learn more about Gayle and her writing at www.gaylemirwinauthor.com.