Marguerite Martin Gray is the author of Hold Me Close, Surround Me, Bring Me Near, and Draw Me to Your Side– Revolutionary Faith Books One, Two, Three, and Four. Besides researching her historical novels, she enjoys studying history and writing fiction. An avid traveler and reader, she teaches Spanish and French, and has degrees in French, Spanish, and Journalism from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a MA in English from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Marguerite is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, Abilene Writers Guild, Daughters of the American Revolution, South Carolina Historical Society, and Preservation Society of Charleston. She currently lives in North Louisiana with her husband. Her two adult children keep her up to date and young.