Barbara Chioffi is a 73-year old retired music teacher, living in Virginia with her husband, son, and 9 cats. She has been writing since the age of 12. A year ago, she was diagnosed with a serious illness, and looking for ways to deal with the stress, decided on writing romance novels for 18+ with a good story line. She has two published on Amazon, and is working on a third. She is an animal activist, cat rescuer, and spends her time reading and doing cross stitch.