Dr. Lin Stepp is a native Tennessean, a businesswoman, and an educator. She is an adjunct faculty member at Tusculum College where she teaches research and psychology. Her business background includes over 25 years in marketing, sales, production art, and regional publishing. She has editorial and writing experience in regional magazines and in the academic field. A New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling international author, Lin has ten published novels, each set in different locations around the Great Smoky Mountains.