Maureen Longnecker grew up in Benton, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Washington Bible College in Lanham, MD, where she majored in Bible and minored in Missions. After briefly serving as missionaries in Grenada, West Indies, her family had to return to the U.S.A. because of health reasons.
In addition to publishing her book, Maureen writes articles and creates word and logic puzzles. Her work has been published in Focus on the Family's Clubhouse and Clubhouse, Jr. magazines, Genesee Valley Parent Magazine, Message on-line, and Cadet Quest.
Maureen enjoys spending time with family and friends, homeschooling, reading, writing, speaking at women's retreats and other women's events, nature, photography, and fishing. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Eric. They have three children, a daughter-in-law, and two grandsons.