Award-winning graphic designer Gayle Homes Martin became an author in 2005 when she published her first book, Anna's Kitchen. She went on to write the award-winning Luke and Jenny series of children's books in 2006 through 2010. In 2011 Gayle changed genres and began writing contemporary romance novels under the name Marina Martindale. That same year she founded her own publishing company, Good Oak Press, LLC.
Gayle Martin currently resides in Tucson, Arizona. Along with writing she enjoys cooking, photography, quilt making and traveling.
Unsung Heroine of the Year, Denver Advertising Federation. Finalist, Indie Book Awards of Excellence and Hollywood Book Festival