About the Author

Diane Cieslikowski Reagan is a lifelong Lutheran and has been an active member of Palisades Lutheran Church in Pacific Palisades for many years. An essayist since her teens, Ms. Reagan was an English major in college. She wrote many stories, plays, and essays for her Sunday school classes during the eleven years she taught at Palisades Lutheran and completed a short novel, The Daniel Prophecy, in 2007. The Laughing Grandma, a series of meditative essays inspired by her mother, was published in 2010. Ms. Reagan is currently releasing a series of stories that take place in the fictional seaside village of St. Michael’s Cove.

Ms. Reagan is an attorney who has practiced law in the private and public sectors since 1981. She enjoys the needle arts–especially sewing, quilting, embroidery, and crocheting. A Sherlock Holmes aficionado from an early age, Ms. Reagan enjoys reading mysteries and spy thrillers, as well as historical fiction and a wide range of nonfiction. Other interests include hiking in the Santa Monica mountains near her home and spending time with her family and friends. Ms. Reagan has been married to Bob Reagan since 1980; they are the parents of four amazing adult children.

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