Mary M. Cushnie-Mansour lives in Brantford, ON, Canada with her husband, Ed. In March 2006, Mary completed a freelance journalism course at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, after which she wrote freelance articles and a fictional short story column for the "Brantford Expositor." Cushnie-Mansour has published four poetry anthologies, a collection of short stories, and two biographies. From 2010 to 2013, she wrote the "Night's Vampire Trilogy," releasing the first book, "Night's Gift" in 2011, the second book, "Night's Children" in 2012, and the third book, "Night's Return" in 2013. To check out Cushnie-Mansour's books, social media links, and her blog, "Writer on the Run," visit her website - www.marymcushniemansour.ca While you are there, sign up for her newsletter. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.