Canela Rose was born and raised on the U.S. East Coast, where she resides with her husband. She is the mother and stepmother to four adult children. Although this is her first published book, she has spent many years doing creative writing; short stories, articles, and poems. It was her wish to become a published author in earlier years, however, life seemed to take her into different directions. Still, despite her varied interests, she has felt her greatest fulfillment in writing.