Vanessa lives with her husband and three children in the Midwest. She is the author of three novels; Rescued Heart and The Case of the Missing Crown- A Gloria Jean Mystery. She has also compiled and edited an inspirational anthology - Nudges from God - and Anthology of Inspiration. She has several stories in various anthologies and has appeared as a special Editor in another book. Vanessa has worked as Special Feature Writer for her local newspaper. She is currently working on the next book in the Thundering Falls series.
Gloria Jean leads a pretty uneventful life until she is accused of a crime. Alongside her friends Darryl and Millie, Gloria Jean looks for clues to clear her name and bring the guilty party to justice. But if she's not careful, she might find more than she bargained for.