Following sixteen years as a travel agent, Jody Lebel switched gears, returned to school and became a court reporter. She swapped jetting off to fun and exotic locations for reporting the cases of murderers, rapists, and thieves. Jody has always incorporated writing in her life. She created murder mystery nights for her travel agency and wrote travel articles for local magazines. Jody was raised in charming New England, was an only child who had an only child and now lives with her two cats in a high-rise on the ocean in Southern Florida.