Kari West, author of "Dare to Trust, Dare to Hope Again, has also contributed to the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series. She speaks to women's groups and divorce-recovery groups and has been interviewed on "Focus on the Family and 100 Huntley Street. She and her second husband live in northern California. An editor and author of more that 25 books and many magazine articles, Noelle Quinn is also deeply involved in a ministry to incarcerated women. She previously worked as editor of "Virtue magazine. She has three grown daughters and lives in central Oregon.