Margaret Ross Lane was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana and graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. She writes books for children and grown up children alike. She loves to read mysteries and Irish history, travel, write, study stones and gemology, and garden. She has a son, Liam, who inspired her to write. She lives in Kokomo, Indiana with her husband, Donald, and their cat Nesta Kiki Marie.