Author Allie Marie grew up in Virginia. Retired from law enforcement, she recently embarked on a new career writing fiction. Besides family, her passions are travel with her husband Jack, and genealogy, which inspired her to write the True Colors Series. Her debut novel, TEARDROPS OF THE INNOCENT: The White Diamond Story, was named a finalist in the 2015 New England Readers' Choice Awards. She released her second novel, HEART OF COURAGE: The Red Ruby Story released in May 2016, which was named Best Book (Mystery Romance and Romantic Suspense). The third book in the series, Voice of the Just: The Blue Sapphire Story, was released February 2017.