Catherine Valenti writes supernatural and paranormal stories of suspense and intrigue. She grew up in a family of eclectic readers – from a young age she read Pearl S. Buck, Zane Grey, Mark Twain, Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen magazines, and then discovered Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, Stephen King and many others who opened a whole new world for her.

Her short stories have been featured in several anthologies, and a romance novella and suspense novels are in the works.

Catherine is co-owner of Smoking Pen Press, a publishing company she started with Laurie Gienapp. She is a member of Idaho Writers Guild, Romance Writers of America, Coeur du Bois RWA, and Idaho Editors and Writers Association.