About the Author:
Joye Emmens was born in Santa Barbara, California. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and earned an MBA from City University of Seattle.
Joye enjoyed a successful career in environmental health before joining Amgen, a biotechnology company that supports the research and development of innovative cures for serious illnesses. After ten years, she left Amgen to pursue a lifelong dream to write fiction. She is lucky to live in Ventura, California with her husband David. Her two sons and grandson live in Seattle.
Joye volunteers as a Big Sister and mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. She enjoys traveling the world, yoga, running, reading, and music.
And yes, she is an oilman’s daughter.