Cassandra King is a best-selling novelist whose fiction has won the hearts of readers everywhere, especially in the American South. A native of Alabama, she now lives in the Lowcountry of S.C., where she and her husband, now deceased, Pat Conroy, made their home. She develops novels with strong, memorable characters who struggle with the same timely issues and dilemmas that readers face in their own lives. She has also taught writing on the college level and conducted writing seminars. Her second favorite pastime is cooking, and she has been published in Cooking Light magazine.