A native Angelino, MICHELE DOMINGUEZ GREENE attended USC, studying theatre and creative writing. She began writing short stories, screenplays and magazine articles with features in the Los Angeles Times Magazine, Animal Wellness among others. Eventually she got up the nerve to try her hand at her favorite form, the novel. Her debut young adult novel, Chasing The Jaguar (HarperCollins), has been nominated for an American Library Association award and is included on reading lists for teens around the country. Her next novel was Keep Sweet (Simon & Schuster 2010). She continues to have a very successful career as an actress, having appeared in the NBC series L.A. Law and numerous television and independent movies. She has been seen recently on The Unit, Cold Case, Brothers and Sisters among other top rated series. Michele resides in Los Angeles, CA. Visit www.michelegreene.com.