Rebecca Matthews is a retired registered nurse who has had a passion for writing since junior high school. This is her first published work, and she has had two more romance novellas e-books since. She has always had a strong affinity for the South, and a love of history, particularly the Civil War. A hopeless romantic she combines her love of romance writing and her profound interest in history into entertaining novels that are timeless in their core theme and set in the romantic Deep South. Rebecca and her husband of over thirty years live in Lakeland, Florida and have two grown children and two grandchildren, all of whom are very proud of the fruition of her dream to become a published romance author.