Carolyn Rae


As a teenager, Carolyn Rae told stories to kids she babysat. On a long road trip, she entertained her younger sister with stories she made up.

Later, with a master’s degree in home economics, she taught home economics and family living in Michigan, Illinois, and Texas, where she also taught English. She worked as a researcher for a mincemeat company and met her neighbors by bringing samples of mincemeat pies. She was a teacher and supervisor of ironwork, painting, and carpentry residents at the Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institution. While there, she also wrote and directed videos on nutrition and fair fighting for married couples

Carolyn Rae wrote the text and many recipes for There IS Life After Lettuce (Eakin Press, Waco, Texas, now Iron Horse Media, Fort Worth), a cookbook for heart patients and diabetics. Her profile and travel articles have appeared in the Romance Writer’s Report, Fort Worth Star Telegram, The Dallas Morning News, Positive Parenting, and AAA World, Hawaii and Alaska. She has worked as a paralegal and follows her passion, writing romantic suspense where bullets are flying, people are dying, and lovers are resisting attraction until they can escape the danger following them.