William D. Darling is a lifelong storyteller and very nearly a native Texan, arriving in his beloved state as an infant in 1942. His first novel, Morgan's Point, introduced readers to both the mid-'60s rough-and-tumble world of the Houston courts where Darling came of age, and the Galveston Bay region that has long fascinated him.
Pam Canington is a Jacksonville, Florida native (go Jaguars!) married to a career Navy man (now retired). After a 2004 military transfer to the Chicagoland area, they now call Illinois home. They have two grown children deep in studies (a soon-to-be PhD and a soon-to-be Army officer). Pam has been a legal secretary for almost 30 years and takes the Metra train from suburban Algonquin to downtown Chicago where h
Laura Hudgens is dedicated to her job of 16 years as a Certified Paraprofessional at O'Bryant Primary Elementary School. She lives in Bellville, Texas with her husband, Michael. Her parents, Linda and Larry Hamby, live on the same property. Her daughter goes to school at Texas A&M and her son Jason lives in Austin, Texas. Her parents and children were the inspiration for this educational book.
One artist’s life transforming the mundane to the magical.
They called her Rabbit.
Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat) was born and raised in Atlanta at the height of the crack epidemic. One of five children, Pat watched as her mother struggled to get by on charity, cons, and petty crimes. At age seven, Pat was taught to roll drunks for money. At twelve, she was targeted for sex by a man eight years her senior. By thirteen, she was pregnant. By fifteen, Pat was a mother of two.