AnnElise writes from Mesa, Arizona. The Munich native took her first reporting jobs in high school, got two MA degrees, and has been a US-German correspondent ever since. She learned her bookmaking craft at Harcourt Brace College Publishers and now offers an author service through Her debut novel, The Celtic Stallion, received with great interest. AnnElise collaborated with her daughter Priyanka (illustrator), on Random Accident, a storybook for all ages. In 2024, she released a German pioneer western called Kreuzfeuer in Texas, Die Deutschen und der Lynch Mob. She recently moved to Bandana Land and published two anthologies, The Bandana Book I and II.