Jill Eileen Smith is the author of the bestselling Michal, Abigail, and Bathsheba, all part of The Wives of King David series, and of Sarai,Rebekah and Rachel in the Wives of the Patriarchs series. Her writing has garnered acclaim in several contests.
Her research into the lives of biblical women has taken her from the Bible to Israel, and she particularly enjoys learning how women lived in Old Testament times.
When she isn’t writing, she enjoys spending time with her family; in person, over the webcam, or hopping a plane to fly across the country. She can often be found reading, testing new recipes, grabbing lunch with friends, or snuggling one or both of her two adorable cats. She has been married to her beloved husband Randy for nearly 36 years and together they have three adult sons and one soon-to-be daughter-in-law. She lives with her family in southeast Michigan.