Claire Bocardo grew up in Washington State, attended college there and in San Diego, CA. She moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area as a young wife in 1963. Now she lives in the Red River Valley. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Dallas, has worked as a newspaper writer, and has edited both newspapers and technical manuals. Her first novel, Maybe Later, Love, was originally published in 1992. This is her fourth, and all four have been available through Wings ePress.