Jacqueline Grandsire Goldstein, born and raised in the Bronx, taught high school English there for twenty-five years. She enjoyed giving pizza parties for her students to celebrate the life of her favorite author, Jane Austen. Goldstein attends the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College and is a member of the Romance Writers of America. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Westchester Review, and The Examiner News. The mother of two adult daughters, she now lives with her husband in Westchester, New York.

She blogs at tomorrowbeckons.wordpress.com. You can also find her on Facebook as Jacqueline Goldstein Author and follow her on Twitter @jacquigoldstein.