Victoria Golden holds a degree in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. A former public relations writer, editor, and book reviewer, she is the author of A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains with William Walters; Independent Photography with photographer Robert Foothorap; and The Readers’ Choice: 200 Book Club Favorites. For several years she was a volunteer at a group home for foster children in Santa Rosa, California. She lives with her husband in the northern California wine country, where she currently writes fiction.