J. Thomas-Like is a writer born and raised in Michigan. She lives with her doting husband, brilliant son, a passel of cats, and a dog. She began making up stories at an early age and fully intended on pursuing a career as a writer. Unfortunately, life got in the way. Now, after almost forty years, she is spending her days making her dreams come true, one story at a time. The Widow and the Rock Star is her debut novel followed by The Widow and the Will. Her third widow tale, The Widow and the Orphan, is scheduled for release in late spring of 2016.