Barbara M. Hodges lives in Nipomo, California. She is the author or co/author of nine published works of fiction. The Blue Flame, The Emerald Dagger and the Silver Angel are the first three books in her young adult fantasy series. Aftermath contains three pieces of shorter fantasy fiction written for adults. Barbara has also co-authored two suspense novels, Ice and One Last Sin, with Randolph Tower. A Spiral of Echoes, written with Maggie Pucillo, is a paranormal romance set in Baja, Mexico. Shadow Worlds, co-authored with Darrell Bain is pure science fiction. Barbara also has short stories in three other anthologies.
Barbara shares her life with her husband Jeff, two basset hound scamps, Hamlet and Heidi, as well as with a sassy ginger-striped feline, Wallace. When she isn't writing she likes to design and create jewelry.
Barbara is a member of Sisters in Crime, Public Service Writers Association and San Luis Obispo Nightwriters. Her critique group, The Santa Maria Word Wizards, is celebrating their twentieth reunion this year. Barbara is a founding member. She also hosts a monthly broadcast, No Limits, on Blog Talk Radio, where she talks with those involved in the field of writing.
All of her books are in print and electronic format and can be purchased all over the internet and other fine brick and mortar stores.