Kari West, author of Dare to Trust, Dare to Hope Again, has also contributed to the God Answers Prayers series and the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series. She speaks at women's events, divorce-recovery groups, and writers' conferences, and has been interviewed on Focus on the Family and 100 Huntley Street. The mother of a grown daughter, she is remarried and lives in northern California. When He Leaves is her first book with Harvest House.
Noelle Quinn is an award-winning author of more than 25 books and hundreds of magazine and web articles. She was previously editor of Virtue magazine and an independent book editor. Her work now includes a mentoring ministry to incarcerated women, speaking and workshops, and travel that has taken her on journalistic assignments across Europe, throughout Israel, and to Haiti's poor. Noelle has raised three daughters and now loves to play and cuddle two granddaughters. She also enjoys snowboarding and hiking in the Pacific Northwest, where she lives.