Stacy Allen holds an Advanced Open Water Diver certificate, with specialties in wreck diving and night diving. She has traveled to Italy many times. Her passion for adventure has taken her to six continents, in order to explore over 50 countries.She has studied many languages, but is most comfortable with Italian and French. She prefers the exotic to the mundane. Her love of history, treasure hunting, Italy, archaeology and wreck diving helped her craft Expedition Indigo, the first in the Riley Cooper series.
She has attended writing retreats in Ireland, on a Panama Canal Cruise, in Maui, Hawaii and Eugene, Oregon. She has published two short stories, included in the Anthologies Ship’s Log – Writings at Sea and Lies and Limericks, Inspirations from Ireland.
Ms. Allen is married and lives just north of Atlanta, Georgia.