Amanda K. Dudley-Penn was born in June of 1977 in Tullahoma, Tennessee. She has loved writing from a young age and has always dreamed of being a published author. That dream came true in June of 2012 when she published her first book The Hidden. Since then, she has become the author of fourteen books in five different series. Her writings also span multiple genres. She currently lives in Grand Prairie, Texas with her husband, David and her two youngest children, Isabella and Joshua.