About the Author
Award-winning author, Rosalie T. Turner, has been writing for over 28 years. She currently resides between Angel Fire, New Mexico and Birmingham, Alabama. Her book, Sisters of Valor, recently received the Military Writers Society of America Bronze Award for Fiction. Watch an interview with the author by clicking here...
Rosalie is a graduate of Mary Washington College, which at that time was the women's college of UVA. She has worked as a juvenile probation officer and as a Director of Christian Education. Rosalie was fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom but worked through volunteer activities, including Headstart Program, Habitat for Humanity, a jail ministry, teaching adult literacy and English as a Second Language, and tutoring in the inner city.
While in Jacksonville, FL,she received the JC Penney Award for establishing a summer reading program in the inner city. Rosalie has always been very active in their church wherever they lived; they've moved seventeen times due to her husband's career.
She is married to Frank Turner, and they have celebrated their 50th anniversary. The Turners have two sons, Kile who with his wife Sara (both attorneys) have six children, and Joel, a former Marine, now a policeman, who lives in North Carolina. They lost a third son to leukemia when he was ten years old.