A love for American History drew Deborah to the field of education and teaching American History and is one of the reasons she loves writing historical settings for her romance books. She resides in a small town near the Cascade Mountains in the Pacific Northwest, where she fulfills her dream of waking up every day to look at a mountain. Deborah is winner of the Molly Award for Most Unsinkable Heroine for her book, Beneath A Silver Moon and an EPIC award for Best Western Romance for her book, Promise Me. She loves writing about strong, smart women who aren't afraid to challenge the men they love. Employed by one of the busiest library systems in the US, she was named the 2009 Romance Writers of America Librarian of the Year, and believes in the power of books to change lives. As Sibelle Stone, she writes paranormal and steampunk romance.