Leisha Kelly is the author of four best-selling historical fiction books, including Julia's Hope, Emma's Gift, Katie's Dream, and Rorey's Secret. She is also the author of Tahn and Return to Alastair. She has served many years on her local library board, continuing to bring good reads and educational opportunities to her community. Once a waitress, café manager, tutor, and EMT, Leisha is now a busy novelist and speaker who is active in the ministries of her church. She lives with her family in Clayton, Illinois.