Raquel is the author of suspense thrillers Purple Knot, Ruby Dawn, and Bayou Blue which garnered critical acclaim and were sold into foreign translation.
Her darkly thrilling Gothic mysteries, Whispers on Shadow Bay and Secrets at Crescent Point were praised by critics as, "a perfect blend of suspense, intrigue, and creepiness that will draw you into a dark world...keeping you frozen until the final conclusion..."
Known for pulse-pounding fiction with a breathtaking pace, she continues to bring riveting characters and epic worlds to life in her SciFi/Alternate History series, The Blackburn Chronicles, hailed as "a dark, intense, suspense-filled series that captivates."
When she's not writing she can be seen geeking out over sci-fi movies, reading anything she can get her hands on, and having arguments about the television series Firefly in coffee shops. She lives in Southern California with her husband, six kids, and her beloved Huskies, Zena and Keanu.