Librarian Tabatha Pope of Houston is a fifth-generation Texan and self-described promoter, wife, mommy, music lover, book nerd, and closet Goth. When her nose isn't in a book, or she's not chasing her kids around, you’ll find her working on her own writing.
She loves romance, suspense, supernatural/paranormal, zombies, faeries, history, and baseball, and is in serious need of an intervention for her genealogy addiction. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America and YARWA.
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