is a former Palm Beach County elementary teacher and author of the heartwarming Luke’s Story, about an abandoned, rescued puppy. Susan has written six more books in a 15-book series called Luke’s Adventure Series. Through the human-animal bond of a young jeweler and the dog he adopted, readers are propelled down a path of adventure, acquiring knowledge as precious as the gemstones for which many characters and rescued animals are named. Susan features real life animals from several local and global wildlife conservation organizations as well as domestic animal rescue organizations. Susan is known locally for her author presentations in local elementary schools where she is often accompanied by Luke. Together Susan and Luke teach compassion for the animals who live in our fragile and fascinating world. Newest books in the series include: Luke’s African Safari, Luke’s Everglades Excursion, and Luke’s Rainforest Exploration.