Anne grew up in Southern California, graduated with a degree in History from U.C. Berkeley, moved to Colorado for a M.A. in History, then to Seattle for her MLS. She recently received a diploma in Irish Studies from the National University of Ireland in Galway. Currently, Anne is a business librarian, conducting research for high tech startups and working as a counselor for the local Small Business Development Center. Her nonfiction includes Foreign Investment in the American and Canadian West 1870-1914. She particularly enjoys researching and reading the 19th writer, Maria Edgeworth; collecting and selling 19th century British travel books; and traveling herself. Anne lives and works in Colorado.