Lucy Finn is a fulltime fiction writer who also owns an antique store, the Big Red Barn. Under the pen name, Savannah Russe, she is the author of the bestselling vampire series called The Darkwing Chronicles. She lives in an old farmhouse near Noxen, Pennsylvania where her mother's family settled in the 18th century. Her ancestor, James Patton, died in the Civil War at the battle of Spotsvania Courthouse. Lucy, who carries spiders outside in a cup rather than kill them, shares her farm with three dogs, many cats, and upteen wild creatures.