Lori Nelson Spielman is a former speech pathologist, guidance counselor,  and homebound teacher. She enjoys fitness running, traveling, and reading, though writing is her true passion. Her first novel, The Life List, has been published in thirty countries and optioned by Fox 2000. Her second novel, Sweet Forgiveness, releases in June, 2015. She is currently working on her third book. She lives in Michigan with her husband and their very spoiled cat.