Diane Stringam Tolley was born and raised on a ranch in Southern Alberta, Canada. Educated in Journalism, she is the author of countless articles and short stories. She has published several ebooks, including Essence, a novel for young adults. Carving Angels was her first 'trad' novel, published in 2011. Kris Kringle's Magic, her second 'trad' novel, is due to be released in October 2012. She and her husband, Grant are the parents of six children and live in Beaumont, Alberta, Canada.