C. Terry Cline was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and grew up in various places, including Belle Glade, Florida, Longmont, Colorado, and Atlanta, Georgia. As a young man he lived in Thomasville, Georgia, where he met and married Linda Cline. They were together twenty years. She is still his best friend. Mr. Cline is now married to the author Judith Richards, and they live in Fairhope, Alabama near Mobile Bay. Linda lives east of Tallahassee, Florida, 240 miles away. Through the miracle of Internet connections, the three, Linda, Judy, and Terry work together on every writing project.