Sandra Ramos O'Briant is the author of The Sandoval Sisters’ Secret of Old Blood (La Gente Press, September 2012), which earned First Place in Historical Fiction and Best First Book at the ILBA, 2013. She has also been included on several top ten author lists. Her short stories and creative nonfiction have appeared in numerous print and online journals. In her previous career she was an executive recruiter in Beverly Hills. You can see a complete listing of her work, as well as excerpts from her novel, at www.thesandovalsisters.com.