Author Rosa Brinkman resides with her husband, Tom, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has five mature children in addition to her full-time career as an Intervention Specialist in Cincinnati City Schools. A graduate of Xavier University, Rosa holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in Education/Special Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. Rosa was first published in Games for Church Groups (Shining Star Publications, 1995). Her first Christian romance novel, In My Father’s Footsteps As Told by His Son (Tate Publishing) was released in June of 2009. Her second novel, Binded by Blood (Tate Publishing), was released in September of 2013.