Lani Forbes

Lani Forbes is the daughter of a librarian and an ex-drug smuggler, which explains her strong affinity for the sea and books. She was born in California and now lives in the Pacific Northwest, where she insists on wearing flip-flops no matter how chilly it gets. She is a math and science teacher at middle school who proudly declares herself a nerd and a Gryffindor. She's also a member of the Romance Writers of America and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, where she's won awards.