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For more information see www.nancyeturner.net, or email me at goosechaser_4@yahoo.com. Please note the underscore before the "4".

Nancy Elaine Turner was born in Dallas, Texas and grew up in Southern California and Arizona.  She began writing fiction as an assignment for a class at Pima Community College and completed a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts Studies in 1999 with a triple major in Creative Writing, Music, and Studio Art. She lives in Tucson with her husband and Snickers, a dog rescued by F.A.I.R.  She has two married children and four brilliant grandchildren.  She also enjoys the outdoors, theater, movies, and antiques.

"Writing historical fiction is much like working on a term paper every day.  My story is never far from my mind. I create characters by mingling traits of people. I love all my characters, too, especially those with complexity that makes them seem all the more real. I believe the locale of a story can be as much a part of the book as a character, and I use settings I know well enough to describe in detail."