JULIA ANN CHARPENTIER is a freelance writer, a fiction editor, and a book critic. She graduated with honors from Excelsior College, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, then earned a Master of Arts in the Humanities from California State University, where she studied creative writing and literature. Her work appears in trade and consumer periodicals. She has exceeded two hundred article credits, surpassed five hundred reviews, and edited more than sixty-five manuscripts. Jack London: An American Writer (1876-1916) is her eighth release from DiskUs Publishing, all titles available for the Barnes & Noble NOOK and the Amazon Kindle.