Cornelia Amiri who also writes under the name of Maeve Alpin is the author of 26 Celtic and Steampunk romance books. She lives in Houston Texas as does her son and granddaughter and her cat, Severus. Severus is a writer's cat, he loves books. He likes to knock them off the bookshelf, sit on them, and sniff the open pages. He also uses the lap top, he sits on it, lays on top of it, and walks across the key board almost constantly.