Jane Roop lives in Kennewick, Washington, home of the Kennewick Man, at the convergence of three rivers: the Columbia, the Snake, and the Yakima. She shares her life on an acre with two apricot trees, four apple trees, two cherry trees, three plum trees, one pear tree, one peach tree, a huge garden, spouse Joe of nearly fifty years, and one cat Bandit.
Her biggest adventures include sailing from San Francisco to Hawaii on a fifty-one-foot sailboat named The Sugar Bear and living in Paris, France for nearly two years. After retiring from her business as a securities broker, she's devoting more time to her writing passions which include fiction and poetry. She has one daughter and two grandsons. She received a BA in English from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington and an MBA from Marymount College in Arlington, VA.