Amanda K. Dudley-Penn was born in June of 1977 in Tullahoma,Tennessee. She has loved writing from a young age and spent her time writing stories and poetry for those close to her. It became her dream to become a published writer. With the support of her three children and husband, she began writing her first novel, The Hidden in 2008 and finished it in June of 2012. She is currently the author of four series, The Alexandra Denton Chronicles, The Brazil Werewolf Series, The Preston Vampire Series and The Roses and Blood Series and she is working on the release of three more series, The Angel Essence Series, Night in Eden Series and The Prophecy of Darkness and Light Series. She currently lives in Grand Prairie, Texas with her husband, David and her two youngest children, Isabella and Joshua.