Marian L. Thomas enjoyed most of her early teen life in Oak Park, Illinois. Her first book, Color Me Jazzmyne, is a fictional account of a woman who rises up from a troubled past to become a well-known jazz singer. It has attracted many good reviews and is part of a three-book series. Ms. Thomas’ standalone novels include Aqua Blue, Blue Butterfly, I Believe In Butterflies and The Caged Butterfly. Marian lives with her husband in Atlanta, Georgia.