Sila Long, a black writer of Caribbean descent, is a native New Yorker educated primarily in the New York area, and is currently a university adjunct professor and psychotherapist. A Brush with Fate trilogy, represents a leap into a creative genre which reflects her desire to provoke thinking on relationship issues by telling intriguing, sexually arousing, fresh adult stories with relatable and diverse characters. The protagonist and other significant characters in this trilogy are also of Caribbean descent.