Valerie Joan Collins
Supense, Romance, Historical Fiction
People, including her mother, and places in Michigan inspired her earliest writing. While writing her first novel to be published, In Her Keeping, Valerie became drawn to the plight of tigers in captivity in America. Her next novel, Keeping Her Promise, will follow some of the characters from that first novel as they explore the world of "canned" lion hunting in Africa, and the impact it has on diminishing the species.
Member of the Atlanta Writers Club; also, the CFO of an engineering firm. She is a dog person, and supports lions, tigers, and the elephant conservation efforts hoping to raise awareness through her writing. Valerie lives in Norcross with her husband and two rescue dogs.