Jerry Byrum is a native of North Carolina, and a graduate of High Point University, and East Carolina University. After service in the U.S. Army, Jerry taught public school science six years, and served as a science consultant four years. He enjoyed a 25-year career as a national representative of the American Federation of Teachers, with assignments in more than 30 states. He enjoys writing edgy contemporary romance novels with strong female protagonists and other runaway characters who are usually on a mission to satisfy their passions. Jerry writes complete, stand-alone novels, and you can read them in any order.