Sharon K. Middleton is a fourth generation Texan, who grew up in San Antonio. Her maternal great-grandmother immigrated from Mexico in the 1890's, and her paternal relatives immigrated from Ireland in the 1740's. She is a graduate of Trinity University, Texas A&M, and South Texas College of Law. She is an attorney licensed to practice in Texas. She enjoys writing, showing and raising Skye terriers, and quilting. She loves North Georgia and hopes to retire there.