Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Elizabeth S. Brinton came to love the wilderness while on long canoe trips. These voyages led to a fascination with the events that transpired in Colonial New England. Elizabeth studied creative writing in Toronto, San Diego, Davis and Oakland, California where she graduated from Mills College. Currently residing with her family in the beautiful lake district of North Idaho, she embraces both the great outdoors and the literary life. My American Eden is her first work of historical fiction, based on the true story of Mary Dyer, the rebel saint whose protests led to her death. Elizabeth is an active member of the blogging community featured in the Spokesman Review’s Huckleberries Online. She is currently writing a memoir entitled, Four Stanley Cups and a Funeral.