She is a Texas Sweetheart and amazing author...
P. J. Hoover is an ex-electrical engineer who now writes books for kids and teens. Her first novel for teens, Solstice, takes place in a Global Warming future and explores the parallel world of mythology beside our own. Her middle grade fantasy novels, The Emerald Tablet, The Navel of the World, and The Necropolis, chronicle the adventures of a boy who discovers he’s part of two feuding worlds hidden beneath the sea.
http://www.pjhoover.com/ P.J. Hoover is the author of the following Middle Grade novels:
She also has a a Teen novel debuting May 2011: