Mary Lou Widmer is a native of New Orleans and a cum laude graduate of Loyola University, New Orleans. She is a former teacher, historian, and the author of 13 books published by Dell, Berkley, and Pelican Publishing Companies. For her novel "Lace Curtain," she was the recipient of the Irish Cultural Society Award given to one who keeps Irish traditions alive in America. She won first place in the Loyola University Contest for the screenplay of the novel "Night Jasmine." Her last novel "Twin Oaks" is a sequel to "Lace Curtain," and her latest novel "Time Runners," can be found in the Science Fiction section. As all of Mary Lou's books keep the reader turning the pages, we know that this one will too. Available in eBook, and soon in Print as well.