Linda Kovic-Skow grew up in Seattle, Washington, but she currently resides in Gilbert, Arizona. She earned an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting in 1978 from North Seattle Community College and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Seattle University in 1985. She has been married for 28 years and has two daughters. An enthusiastic traveler, Linda also enjoys boating, gardening, hiking and socializing with friends. French Illusions, her debut memoir, is the culmination of a three-year project.