Linda Petrilli is a trauma/triage nurse, Commissioned Officer, firefighter, fought structure and forest fires in the mountains of N.M. Certified as a TEMS, (Tactical EMS) for SWAT and law enforcement, trained as a pilot, flew rescue, DEA, KY. SP missions for the CAP. Proficient in martial arts, in the use of most weapons of minor destruction. According to her children, she is an adrenaline junkie and bores easily. Reads voraciously and writes as yet unpublished murder mysteries and thrillers. Belongs to MWA, SinC, RWA. Has given internet classes on medical issues in writing and lectures on poisons. She lives in KY. with her Newfoundland Ace.