Bio: Dawn Thompson is a regular columnist featured in women?s special interest publications world and nationwide for over thirty years, one of which CROCHET WORLD, published by House of White Birches, since its inception over twenty-five years ago. She is an award-winning poet, artist, and needlework designer. A multi-award-winning author, Dawn writes Historical fiction, primarily set in the Regency period. She is a member of RWA, Long Island Romance Writers, Gothic Romance Writers, Hearts Through History, Celtic Hearts, and the Beau Monde. Another of her works, THE RAVENCLIFF BRIDE, is a Dorchester Love Spell release for September, 2005. Dawn lives in Long Island New York with her Tuxedo cat, Shadowfax (alias Miss Fuzz), and Espirit, her scandalous Senegal parrot, an incurable flirt.