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Cynthia Leal Massey combines her background in journalism and love of history to write award-winning historical fiction and nonfiction history. Born and raised on the south side of San Antonio, TX, she has resided in Helotes, 20 miles northwest of the Alamo City since 1994. A full-time writer who publishes a monthly column for her community newspaper, Cynthia is a past president of Women Writing the West, a national writers group. A former corporate editor, college instructor, and magazine editor, she has published hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles. She was the 2008 Winner of the Lone Star Award for Magazine Journalism given by the Houston Press Club for "Is UT Holding Our History Hostage?" published in Scene in SA magazine. The article was also the finalist for the Texas Institute of Letters O. Henry Award for Best Work of Magazine Journalism. Her first novel, Fire Lilies, a saga of the Mexican Revolution won the EPIC ebook award for Best Romance and its sequel, The Caballeros of Ruby, Texas was a WILLA Literary Award Finalist for Best Original Softcover Fiction. Her recent books chronicle the history of her adopted hometown.