A Pacific Northwest native, Tracie Ingersoll Loy graduated from the University Of Washington with a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts which included creative writing. Her love of the San Juan Islands in Washington State began as a child visiting relatives who resided on Samish Island. Boating, hiking and exploring have always been a part of her life.
Tracie currently resides in Northern Illinois with her husband where she enjoys the summers boating on "The Chain of Lakes" and hiking in the local parks. Every day is earth day volunteering at the state park, helping make the park a beautiful place to visit.
Tracie is an active member of the Chicago North Romance Writers and Romance Writers of America.