Anne Jones was born in Sandersville, Georgia, and spent most of her life on the Georgia coast before moving to Atlanta and Jackson, Georgia, where she is now a member of the GFWC Forsyth and Atlanta Woman’s Clubs. An author and educator, Anne has specialized in working with at-risk students for more than 31 years. As part of her doctoral dissertation, she wrote STOP, a violence prevention curriculum that was published by the Atlanta Council on Battered Women and included in the television documentary Behind Closed Doors. She has been a volunteer mediator, rape crisis counselor, victim-witness assistant, volunteer probation officer, public relations writer, and member of the Gwinnett County Domestic Violence Task Force. Anne is the author of Gold Thunder, a biography of 1960 NASCAR Champion Rex White; Tides of Fear, a thriller set on the Georgia coast; and A Light on Peachtree: A History of the Atlanta Woman’s Club.