Darlien C. Breeze came to writing after a career in education. She owned an import/export business, and a beauty salon among other businesses. Raised on a copper and gold mine she brings many unique experiences to her writing. Her publications include a children’s book, Small Pony; and novels, Ghosts & Gamblers of Las Vegas; a trilogy: A Life of Crime, Crusin’ for Crime and A Twist in Crime; and a nonfiction novel, Cage the Grim Reaper. She has also written a textbook, Import/Export and You, a writer’s guide POWER WORDS & ACTION VERBS, plus over eighty short stories.