Sandie Will was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and moved to Florida during the 1970s. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of South Florida and Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering Sciences from the University of Florida. She is currently working as a hydrogeologist and manager. During her career, she has written numerous technical reports and articles for various science-related publications. Now, she is adding fiction to her writing repertoire with her debut young adult psychological thriller, The Caging at Deadwater Manor, and has found writing fiction way more fun. Sandie currently lives in Tampa Bay, Florida, with her husband, Charlie. They have two grown sons, a lovable lab-mix and a pesky cat.