Carole Bumpus, a retired family therapist, began a second career as a freelance food/travel writer. Her articles on food, travel and US WWII veterans in France have been published in both the US and in France. She is the author of the historical novel, A Cup of Redemption, published October 2014, and her companion cookbook, Recipes for Redemption: A Companion Cookbook to A Cup of Redemption was just published August 2015. She is an active member in the California Writers Club on the local, regional and state board levels. She has been published in three California Writers Club short-story anthologies, and, she is busily converting her blog, known as Savoring the Olde Ways, into an upcoming series of food/travel books. All books can be found in the U.S. and Europe or can be ordered through her website: www.carolebumpus.com She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.