SAGE LIVES IN LA PORTE, TEXAS
She spent over a decade as a criminal-defense attorney in federal courts, and a lot of her writing reflects that background.
She and her husband live on a fifty-year-old wooden trawler with a ship's cat named Ines and Jackson, the boat dog.
She's won several literary awards.
She believes the Gulf Coast has the best summer nights.
The Unremarkable Circumstances of Inmate 17656-090 tells a pretty sad story: the hero suffered unspeakable childhood abuse and self-medicates with alcohol and by looking at pictures of abused kids, which help him make sense of what he faced.
He moves to Kemah from Michigan to escape this past and meets two adventurers living on a sailboat in one of the marinas. With them, he creates the family he never had, but it all comes crashing down when the cops discover child pornography on one of the his old laptops.