Marlene has been a passionate reader for most of her life. She won several summer reading programs as a child and her lifelong habit of reading has greatly influenced her writing style. Marlene has had several careers, including Linux system administration, paralegal, legal secretary, drive-thru order taker, and is currently a freelance writer working from home.
Marlene is a graduate of Tarrant County College, loves cats, knitting, good music, cooking, and playing video games. She resides with her husband and an assortment of cats in Cleburne, Texas.
Marlene has a presence on several social media sites, including Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.