Lisa Ard is the author of the new historical fiction novel Brighter Than Her Fears, which
is based on her great-great-grandmother’s experience in 19th century western North
Carolina. Her previously published children’s books include Fright Flight, Dream Team,
and the Kay Snow award finalist Saving Halloween. When not writing, Lisa enjoys
reading, hiking, golfing and sharing her love of history as a bike tour docent with the
Palm Springs Historical Society. She and her husband live (and golf) in both Palm
Springs and Portland, Oregon.