From New Orleans, Alexandrea Weis was raised in the motion picture industry and began writing at the age of eight. After finishing her Ph.D. in Nursing, she decided to pick up the pen again. She has published many novels and won several national awards for fiction. Infusing the rich tapestry of her hometown into her bestselling books, she believes creating vivid characters makes a story memorable. A certified/permitted wildlife rehabber with the La. Wildlife and Fisheries, when not writing, Alexandrea rescues orphaned and injured wildlife. She is married; they live in New Orleans.