Rita Cameron grew up admiring the stunning women of Pre-Raphaelite painting, and spent many hours imagining the romantic lives of the artists who painted them. She studied English literature at Columbia University, and law at the University of Pennsylvania. But like many lawyers, she dreamed of writing a novel. She currently lives in San Jose, California, with her husband and two children, and enjoys hiking, visiting wineries, and learning about local history. Visit her online at www.ritacameron.com.