The yellowed cardboard box sitting on the table before Lora Jane had been secreted in the back of her mother's closet, upened for forty years. With her mother's death, the contents of that box would be revealed for the first time. The startling secret of a forbidden love affair.
J.A. Valle is the pen name of the author who lives on a California cattle ranch located in the Gabilan Mountains of Monterey County. This mountain range forms the eastern border of the Salinas Valley that John Steinbeck referred to as The Long Valley. A native of Salinas, California she has lived her entire life in this area. An Arrangement, her first novel, is based on historial facts and stories handed down to her from her Quaker ancestors.