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Howdy from California! Author Dana Mentink here, snuggled down in our little home with Papa Bear, Yogi and Boo Boo. In case you’re interested, I managed to complete a major in Liberal Studies with an English minor. My first love is the classroom, having taught children from preschool through fifth grade for over a decade. One of my specialties is public speaking. I earned scholarships for competitive speech and debate throughout high school and college and enjoyed competing at a national level in advocacy and dramatic interpretation (translation: I can talk your ear off at the drop of a hat!).
I’m perpetually in search of a great story, either through painfully expensive trips to the book store or in my own labours in front of the computer. I spend most of my writing time concocting stories for the Love Inspired Suspense series which garnered me a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award in 2010 and a Holt Medallion Merit Award in 2012, much to my surprise and delight.
In addition to writing fourteen something novels, I’ve enjoyed my role as book reviewer for the California Women’s Retreat. Please feel free to check out my website if you'd like to know more about me.