Renee Benzaim was born in Wenatchee, Washington, but grew up in California. She attended college in Modesto and Turlock in California, and in Dover, Delaware.
When she lived in Hawaii, she took her Paralegal training for 18 months and then returned to California after a 10 year absence. She worked for many years as a Paralegal in California's Central Valley.
She lives with her husband, Aziz, and their ever-changing collection of cats and kittens and is now a full-time writer.