S.M. Arthur grew up on a ranch in Colorado where she learned to love nature, wildlife and the West. She now resides in Denver with her husband and near her two grown daughters. She earned B.S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Colorado, and worked in the corporate world.
She enjoys nature, keeping up with environmental issues, books, travel, and writing about reading and reading about writing.
She has previously published two non-fiction books for teens, and her first novel, Murder at Heartbreak Ranch, is now an e-book.