I flew home today, and as you know, I'm always surprised when I don't perish in a fiery death spiral toward earth. I really dislike, to the umpteenth degree, getting on an airplane. But I made it home and I am so glad to be back in the desert. For all of its beauty, Washington was a little...soggy. I missed the dust and the scorching heat of my little ponderosa. Here is proof of my visit to the famous Pike Place Market, the VERY FIRST Starbucks, and all the touristisy things my brother was kind enough to endure for me. Goodbye Pacifice Northwest!!!
Raquel writes across several genres including YA Steampunk and Gothic Mystery. Always looking for another adventure in which to partake she is never seen without her notebook.
As a teen she couldn't get enough Bradbury, Asimov, Poe, or Matheson. They informed her love of science fiction, mystery, and thrillers. One of her favorite stories is Something Wicked This Way Comes. It changed the way she looked at scenery and the world around her.
After finishing school, marrying, and starting a family, Raquel realized she'd fallen away from her love of the written word. She began in earnest in 2000 to hone her craft and connect with other authors and book lovers.
She connected with an agent and after signing with him, sold two series. One, a suspense series that also sold into foreign translation, and the other a dark Gothic mystery. Currently working on YA Speculative Fiction she endeavors to bring the same edgy characters and thrilling pace to the project.