Barbara O'Neal lives in Colorado Springs. She has won numerous awards including two Colorado Book Awards and six RITAs, including one for THE LOST RECIPE FOR HAPPINESS (Bantam 2009) in 2010. Barbara's other books include How to Bake a Perfect Life (Bantam 2010), and The Secret of Everything (Bantam 2009). Barbara's novels have been published widely in Europe and Australia. She travels internationally presenting workshops, hiking hundreds of miles, and of course, eating.