Gayle Roper Gayle Roper has always been a story lover and has written more than thirty-five books. She has received numerous awards, and her articles have appeared in a number of periodicals including Discipleship Journal and Moody magazine. She enjoys speaking at writersrsquo; conferences and womenrsquo;s events, reading, and eating out. She adores her kids and grandkids and loves her own personal patron of the arts, her husband, Chuck (Roper, not Holton). Chuck Holton Chuck Holton is originally from Carson City, Nevada. He joined the army upon graduation from high school and served four years as an Airborne Ranger. After completing his enlistment, he moved to Wisconsin to go to college and fly helicopters for the National Guard. With his wife, Connie, he lives in West Virginia, where he now writes and speaks full time, and enjoys working around their farm and raising their six children.