The Author

Virginia Frusteri Sollars was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and became a registered nurse in 1980, working as a psychiatric nurse for most of her career. She worked in the jail system for twenty-six years, caring for and treating the mentally ill. She lives in Southern California with her rescued cats. She has one daughter, three grandchildren, a sister, and a boyfriend of many years. She loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking and biking.