Carole Avila is an award winning writer, poet, playwright, and self-help writer. Her paranormal romance, Eve’s Amulet-Book 1, and young adult horror story, Death House, have both been published by Black Opal Books. A number of her short stories, brief memoirs, and a play have been published. She is under contract for her non-fiction work, The Long Term Effects of Sexual Abuse. Her non-fiction works and poetry come from her experiences as an intuitive life coach and a survivor of abuse. Avila loves chai lattes, walks on the beach, and reading great books.