About Julie

Julie Church-Romero was born in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California and developed a love for reading at an early age. After becoming a manicurist out of high school, Julie entertained her coworkers by writing comical poems and funny stories in between seeing clients. They became so popular she found herself writing them once she got home. Being the daughter and sister of writers, her family encouraged the budding creativity. After publishing several short stories, Julie took a long lived position at a teen magazine publishing company where she transcribed interviews by teenage heartthrobs. It was during these years she met and married her best friend, Kyle. Several years after marriage, Julie began taking evening college writing classes. Once again she began filling notebooks with stories and historical research for long ago events that fascinated her. At Christmas one year, Kyle surprised her with a lap top computer. Not knowing anything about technology, she stared at him dumbfounded, the half unwrapped box still in her lap. Kyle explained it was for the book she would write one day. And she did.

A lover of American history and her family's Denver Colorado roots led her to write A Soldier's Embrace, her first published novel. Now a medical secretary, she is currently working on her second novel. She and Kyle currently reside in San Diego, California.