Author: Lois Winston

Lois Winston straddles two worlds. She's an award-winning

author of romance, romantic suspense, humorous women's

fiction, and mystery under her own name and as Emma Carlyle.

She's also an award-winning designer of needlework and

crafts projects for magazines, craft book publishers, and

craft kit manufacturers. Like Anastasia, the protagonist in

her ANASTASIA POLLACK CRAFTING MYSTERIES series,

Lois worked for several years as a crafts editor. A graduate

of the prestigious Tyler School of Art, she often draws on

her art and design background for much of the source

material in her fiction. She lives with her husband a stone's

throw from Manhattan (assuming you can throw a stone

across the Hudson River.)