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About the Author
Bev Marshall grew up in McComb and Gulfport, Mississippi. She holds degrees from the University of Mississippi and Southeastern Louisiana University, where she taught in the English Department. Her short stories have appeared in Xavier Review; Potpourri; Maryland Review; an anthology, Stories from the Blue Moon Café, Vol. 1; a college textbook, Acts of Discovery; and elsewhere. Her first novel, Walking Through Shadows, was a July/August 2002 Booksense pick, a Featured Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, a finalist for the Florida Parishes Regional Arts Award for Literature, and was selected by the Times Picayune as one of the best debut novels of 2002. She lives with her husband, a retired Air Force officer and Delta Air Lines Captain, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, just down the road from the cage where a live alligator serves as the town’s main tourist attraction.