Carol Mazur graduated with a Bachelor of Library Science degree and was a professional librarian at McMaster University in Hamilton for thirty-two years. During that time she worked as a cataloguer, reference librarian, and government documents specialist. Now retired, she lives in Grimsby, Ontario in the family home that was once part of a two acre farm. The farm is long gone but several very old cherry trees remain on the property. Carol has co-compiled, Women in Canada 1965 to 1975: A Bibliography. Hamilton ON: McMaster University Library Press, 1976 and is the author of Alice Munro: An Annotated Bibliography of Works and Criticism, edited by Cathy Moulder. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2007. Lis is her first work of fiction.