Author Bio

The Author, Victoria Thomas has a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, Missouri and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Texas A & M, Corpus Christi, Texas. She furthered her education by receiving a Principal certification and a Superintendent certification both from Texas A & M, Corpus Christi. She has taught English, History, Philosophy, and Economics to high school students in both Missouri and Texas. After leaving the classroom in 1993, she held positions as Director of Curriculum and the last 15 years as Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Victoria has written articles for the Texas Education Agency, the Texas State Historical Commission, and Texas State Board of Education. Victoria emigrated to the United States with her parents and two sisters from Newport, Wales. She became an American citizen in 1977. The story she tells through a trilogy is loosely based on actual events and individuals from her own family. Today, Victoria lives at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. She also divides her time between Austin and Rockport, Texas, to visit her 3 daughters and granddaughter.