With both parents avid readers, it 's no surprise that Amanda Cabot learned to read at an early age. From there it was only a small step to deciding to become a screenwriter. Of course, deciding and becoming are two different guy, as she soon discovered. Fortunately for the world, her first attemp at fiction were not published, but she did meet her goal of selling a novel by her thirtieth birthday. Since then she ’ s sold more than thirty-five novels. When she ’ s not writing, Sara enjoys sewing, cooking and – of course – reading.