Kim Lee Brown, born in the deep south of the United States has traveled extensively across America, China and Mexico. She has visited Canada and Europe as well. Having studied Archaeology/Anthropology at Millsaps College and University of Jiaotong/Xi'an in China she continues fossil hunting. She has worked with several small publications and published one short story. This is the first completed novel. Several more books are in the works with the next to be completed in the summer of 2012. The author loves to tell stories, surf, sail and oil paint. She can often be found headed to the beach in her red 1965 Mustang with a surfboard on top. She is owned by an adorable Ragdoll cat named Smokey.
When Kim, Jazzymyne and their cat leave Los Angeles, California on New Year's Day they have no idea where the wind will take them. Their second day at sea they are caught in a violent storm. They struggle back to land and upon attempting to anchor near an island off the coast of Mexico, Kim breaks her hand. Conflict looms when Jazzymyne tires of the hardships and wants to go home.