Born in California, Jill lived in the Azores (off of Portugal) and several different states before her dad left the Air Force and the family settled in St. Paul, Minnesota. Jill now lives with her husband on a lake in central Minnesota where they enjoy visits from their adult children and their many grandchildren. She is the author of A Life Unraveled, Crazy Little Town Called Love, and The To-Hell-And-Back Club. Her next book, Beyond Lonesome Road, will be out in early 2024. She is a member of the Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA). When Jill isn’t writing or reading she enjoys the outdoors, curling, and time with family and friends. She is an active member of her local Lions Club.