Celeste Straub has been writing as a hobby for as long as she can remember, working on her stories in her spare time while paying the bills as the Operations and Grants Director for small non-profit agency focused on public health issues. Her romantic suspense novel, Leather and Lies, is her first foray into the professional writing world. Celeste graduated from Lycoming College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, dual majoring in sociology and archaeology. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from Bloomsburg University. Celeste enjoys a country life, living on a piece of the old family farm in northeastern Pennsylvania with her husband, son, and two cats.