Amy spent her childhood in Melbourne, Australia, where her parents were church planters. After returning to the States, the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia became home. Her true-life romance involved a travel nursing assignment during which she met her Pittsburgher husband, David. Currently a full-time homeschool mom to her two boys, one of whom has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Amy also worked in the health care field as a nurse for over twenty years. She and her husband have lived in North Carolina for the past fourteen years.