Rita lives on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia with, Russ, her husband, who is also a fiction writer.She has written for years and is past president of the Greater Vancouver Chapter of Romance Writers of America. She is also an alumnus of the Oregon Coast of Professional Fiction Writers Master Class and the Advanced Master Class taught by award winning author/editors Kristine Katherine Rush and Dean Wesley Smith.Her most recently published stories are Fire in Their Hearts with R.G. Hart from Champagne books, and Ladies of the Jolly Roger, Tales of the Fantastic and Nightmaresfrom 53rd Street Publishing.Note: Rita is also an impressionist artist. She primarily works in acrylic and water colour paints. For more information or if you would like to see her paintings please go to her web site www.ritacrossley.com.