Stacy Hawkins Adams' love of writing has grown from being a journalist for thirteen years to writing freelance and going on speaking tours. The author of Dreams That Won't Let Go and Worth a Thousand Words, A Love Like This is her seventh novel. She is married to her high school sweetheart, the Rev. Donald Adams, and they are the proud parents of a son and daughter (ages 9 and 12). When she is not writing or speaking, Stacy devotes considerable time to promoting child advocacy issues.