Rose Sartin was born in Illinois, raised in Iowa, and has spent most of her life in the Missouri Ozarks. She and her late husband, Gary, raised two daughters, Melissa and Angela, and a son, Eric, while building businesses as beekeepers, leathercrafters, and managers/tour guides in a show cave. Ms. Sartin is also proficient with the mountain dulcimer, performing in radio, television, and documentaries. Today she lives in their family home on an Ozark ridgetop that overlooks the Mark Twain National Forest. She is currently finishing the second and third novels in her Honor trilogy. Her life is filled with family and friends, music, good books, and plotting adventures for characters who show up on her mind’s doorstep.