Julie Bawden-Davis is a Southern California-based romantic suspense novelist. She is author of Leaving Panama’s Paradise: A Journey from the Canal Zone to California and Avocado Flowers: From the Orchards of California to the Streets of Mexico.

Both books are in her Discovered Truth Series, which consists of romantic suspense novels featuring complex, gutsy women and equally complicated, charismatic men who find themselves immersed in dangerous and intriguing modern-day challenges, such as human trafficking, drug and arms smuggling, national security threats and identity theft. When the heroine and hero meet, worlds collide and sparks fly, kindling unforgettable romance and intrigue. During her youth as a “Navy brat,” Julie had the world-expanding experience of living in several states in the US, as well as overseas.