is a typical baby boomer, influenced by the era she grew up in: JFK –
The Beatles - the moon landing -Viet Nam. The oldest of five girls,
Janis always wished for the impossible, an older brother. A psychic
once told her, “I see you in your old age surrounded by the men
who love you.” Her hope for boys was eventually realized. She
is married with two sons, two stepsons and four grandsons. All of her
great passions: golf , writing and pickleball came later in her life
after a range of careers (waitress, Tupperware demonstrator,
accountant, banker, Northwood’s bar owner, purchasing manager).
up in the Chicago area, she writes about the times and places most
familiar to her. “Sand Fly” (a crime story) was her first
novel. “The Romanov Remnant” (alternative history) is the
second. Some of the same characters are featured in both novels which
are available in paperback & eBook @ amazon.com. Janis lives
contentedly in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas with her husband, their
chunky rescue cat Chelsey, and her extensive shoe collection. .