Maryann Anglim, R.N., B.S.N. lives in Bath, Maine, with her husband. A graduate of Loyola University of Chicago, she works as an operating room nurse. As Kara's mother she brings an intimate and medically informed view of what it means as a parent to confront Long QT syndrome. In her open and direct writing style she chronicles her daughter's brush with death and subsequent rehabilitation with sensitivity, courage and wisdom. Kara Mia is her first book.