On a warm spring day, while canoeing on the Russian River, the author, Carolyn Radmanovich, almost drowned. The strange dreams that followed propelled her into a life of writing. She has delved into the mysteries of shamanism, vision quests, and practices TM and a variety of Osho meditations. Carolyn has a Bachelor's degree in History from San Jose State University, which she has followed with years of research about the Northern California Gold Rush of the 1840s. Carolyn and her husband live in Northern California.
Carolyn Radmanovich won the President's Choice in Visionary Fiction from Independent Book Awards for The Shape-Shifter's Wife. Independent Book Awards is a prestigious contest, and it recognizes some of the most entertaining and interesting books of the year, written by authors based anywhere around the world.