Suzy Parish is an award-winning Contemporary Fiction Author and Promotions Assistant for Pelican Book Group. Her debut novel, Flowers from Afghanistan, was awarded a bronze medal by the Military Writers Society of America. The National Readers’ Choice Award presented Flowers from Afghanistan with The Best First Book award. Suzy wrote as a Community Columnist for the Huntsville Times. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). Suzy discovered her love of books as a child in Richmond, Virginia when she took refuge from the summer heat in the local Bookmobile. She believes in the power of literacy to improve the lives of individuals and stewards a Little Free Library. Her Labrador Retriever, Sandy, keeps Suzy’s office filled with half-chewed dog toys and love.