Jo Grafford is an Author as Astraea Press. Jo writes historical fiction based on real people and places to spotlight unsung heroes and unsolved mysteries. She holds an M.B.A. and has served as a banker, a junior college finance instructor, and a high school business teacher. She is a PRO member of Romance Writers of America and From the Heart Romance Writers RWA Chapter.  The mother of three children and the wife of a soldier, she also serves as a literacy volunteer for elementary school students.