When her hands are not busy at the keyboard creating a new novel, Saundra Staats McLemore is managing the performing arts' marketing and sales business she built in 1984. Saundra is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and the Ohio chapter of the ACFW. In her spare time, she loves to garden, and she can be seen throughout the summer working in her flower beds. Saundra has written two novels so far in the Staats Family Chronicles Series: Abraham and Anna and its sequel: Joy out of Ashes. To date, there are four novels in the Christmas Hotel Series: Christmas Hotel, Christmas for Lucy, Christmas Redemption, and Christmas Pact.
Born and raised in the state of Ohio, Saundra is married to Robert, and Anthony is their only child. The other two members of the family are the cat Charley, and the Cocker Spaniel Daisy.