A writer of historical fiction, Erin Rainwater is a Pennsylvania native who has lived in Colorado for the past 24 years. As an Army nurse during the Vietnam War era, she was privileged to care for the bodies and spirits of soldiers and veterans, including repatriated POWs and MIAs. Some of her military and nursing experiences have made their way onto the pages of her novels. Her support of the military is ongoing, and one of her favorite pastimes is volunteering at the USO. The Military Writers Society of America awarded Erin their 2009 Gold Medal in Historical Fiction for her Civil War-set novel, True Colors. That novel also won 1st place in the 2009 Branson Stars & Flags Book Awards. Erin has been married to her husband Keith for 39 years. She has four children and the five most adorable grandchildren on Planet Earth. Visit Erin online at www.erinrainwater.com --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.