Carol Walt, a Dallas native, lives with her husband on a small ranch in West Texas. After spending thirty-two years as a social worker, she retired and began writing travel articles and fiction. “Assisted Living” is her fourth published work of fiction. Her first book, “West Texas Classified”, is a collection of short stories on Texas themes. Her novels, “Dreaming in Italian” and “Aloha, Texas!” are works of contemporary romance set in Italy and Hawaii. Carol is a member of the Abilene Writers’ Guild and enjoys speaking publically about books and writing.