not researching or writing, Anastasia is traveling.
And she loves to explore—Caribbean beaches, Mayan
ruins and century-old Spanish cities.
At one time, she considered a career as an artist. Her
art has been in exhibits and she has sold both drawings
and paintings. In contrast to her quiet side, Anastasia
is also an advanced belt in karate and weaponry. She
also enjoys Latin dancing and scuba diving.
Fluent in German and English, she knows a smattering
of French and is presently learning Spanish.
As well as being a teacher for many years, Anastasia
had careers in the hotel and travel industries. Indulging
her creative passion at every opportunity, she writes
mystery and romance novels.