Kay Marshall Strom is the author of thirty-six published books. Five were chosen as book club selections, nine have been translated into foreign languages, and one was optioned for a movie. Already well established as a non-fiction writer, her Grace in Africa fiction trilogy has met with high acclaim, receiving kudos from Publishers Weekly, a starred “Highly recommended” review from the Library Journal, and inclusion in ALA Booklist Magazine’s 2010 “Top Ten Inspirational Fiction” books listing. In addition to her writing, Kay is an in-demand speaker. Her work as a 21st century abolitionist takes her around the globe where she speaks out against social injustice, especially modern-day slavery. She and her husband make their home in the Pacific Northwest.