While Jeri Shepherd is new to the world of fiction, the author behind the Fault Lines Series has been in the writing industry for decades . . . under the name Reji Laberje.As Reji Laberje, Jeri has 12 #1 Bestsellers in her 60+ books and plays, as well as another 17 #1 Bestsellers amongst those books for which she was a contributing editor; ultimately, her pen was on 29 #1 Bestsellers before taking on the new name and the genre of speculative fiction. Before Jeri was "born," the author had combined print book sales of half a million copies across all of her works. She led more than 85 book projects in multiple roles including: author, co-writer, editor, designer, publisher, consultant, coach, and marketer. Her unique book marketing approaches helped lead more than 80 different authors to #1 Bestselling titles on lists with Amazon, Barnes & Noble, USA Today, and others. In addition, she consulted with numerous independent authors and publishing companies who went on to create successful books or imprints of their own. Hundreds of stories have been told, published, and sold through her professional gifts and services.Jeri Shepherd can't remember a time when writing was not in her life, but she does remember when the writing became more of a career than an artform. She's excited to be back in the genre that will help readers create movies in their minds. She desires to share the art of making relatable characters, in diverse worlds, on dynamic journeys, that will excite and connect people. The author is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where she served as an Arabic Linguist and earned her degree in international communications. She and her husband (since 1996) share children, grandchildren, and pets in their Wisconsin-based lives. Together, they enjoy the outdoors, church, service, the arts, music making and listening, travel, camping, hobbies, and enduring family time and relationships. For the author's full biography including past books, clients, and awards, please visit JeriShepherdBooks.com.