Gretchen Rix writes entertaining novels. Mysteries, science fiction, romance, and horror. Sometimes short stories. Lives in Lockhart. Grew up in Greenville and lived in Tyler for a time. Degree in journalism. Loves cats, likes dogs, and reads too much. Several of her books are set in Lockhart, and most tend toward the comic, like the humorous horror collection about walking, talking, murderous macadamia trees ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT. Her love of fairy tales shows in her light romantic novels THE COWBOY’S BABY and THE COWBOY’S BABY GOES TO HEAVEN. The space opera series that starts with THE GOODALL MUTINY is pure action/adventure. With a female protagonist. Under the initials G.L. Rix she has written a private eye series, BROWN a mystery novel, and BROWNER, another mystery novel. There will be more.