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. Currently, Anne is a business librarian, conducting research for high tech startups and working as a counselor for the local Small Business Development Center. On a completely different front, she recently received a diploma in Irish Studies from the National University of Ireland in Galway. Her nonfiction includes Foreign Investment in the American and Canadian West 1870-1914. She particularly enjoys researching and reading the nineteenth century writer, Maria Edgeworth.