Dinah Dinwiddie aka Julia London was born and grew up on a ranch in Texas. She graduated college and worked in Washington D.C., traveling extensively in the United States and Europe before returning to Texas. She was a public administrator before she finally decided to be a writer. She is now the New York Times and USA Today Simon & Schuster: Julia London bestselling author of several historical and contemporary romances. She is an award winning author and a four-time finalist for the prestigious RITA award. Dinah lives in Texas with her husband.