CG Blake is a writer with 30 years of writing and editing experience. He published his first novel, Small Change, in 2012, and his second novel, A Prayer for Maura, is due out in January of 2016. His interest in family dynamics has led Blake to choose family sagas as his main genre. Among his favorite authors are Anne Tyler, Alice McDermott, Alice Munro, Michael Chabon, and Richard Ford. Blake lives outside of Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He is employed as an association management executive in the higher education sector.